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Darren O Rourke TD


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Darren O’Rourke TD was elected to the 33rd Dáil in February 2020.

From 2014 to 2020, Darren served as a Councillor on Meath County Council for the Ashbourne Local Electoral Area.

Darren previously worked as a Political Advisor to Sinn Féin MEP, Matt Carthy, as Policy Advisor in Leinster House and as a Laboratory Scientist in Drogheda and in Dublin.

He holds a BSc in Biomedical Science, Masters degrees in Molecular Pathology and in Leadership & Management and is currently completing a PhD in Health Service Reform on a part-time basis.

Darren enjoys sports and outdoor pursuits. He is a member of Tara Athletics Club and Mountaineering Ireland. He lives with his wife and young son in Tara, in County Meath.

Statements (310)

Government must act urgently on fuel prices - Darren O’Rourke TD4 March, 2022

Drivers licence debacle highlights Government hypocrisy on post office network - Darren O’Rourke TD2 March, 2022

Acceleration in delivery of offshore renewables and green hydrogen needed – Darren O’Rourke TD1 March, 2022

Devastating impact of climate change outlined in new IPCC report - Senator Lynn Boylan and Darren O’Rourke TD28 February, 2022

Retrofit plan fails the equity test - Darren O’Rourke TD17 February, 2022

No excuse for slow progress on solar-powered schools - Darren O’Rourke TD and Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD11 February, 2022

Benefits of green hydrogen must be realised - Darren O’Rourke TD9 February, 2022

New retrofit plan leaves renters and those on low incomes behind – Darren O’Rourke TD8 February, 2022

Committee approval of carbon budgets an important step but implementation must be fair - Darren O’Rourke TD, Senator Lynn Boylan and Réada Cronin TD1 February, 2022

‘Dopesick’ Bill would shine light on pharmaceutical payments - Darren O’Rourke TD, David Cullinane TD and Seán Crowe TD1 February, 2022

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