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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)

Imminent closure of Navan A&E must be stopped - Johnny Guirke TD and Darren O'Rourke TD16 August, 2022

Electricity system alerts require immediate government attention - Darren O’Rourke TD10 August, 2022

Minister and Utility Regulator must address delay in payments to microgenerators - Darren O’Rourke TD3 August, 2022

Ambitious measures needed to empower sectors and communities to deliver emissions reductions - Darren O'Rourke TD28 July, 2022

Sinn Féin publish Energy Poverty Strategy Bill to help people hit by high energy costs – Darren O’Rourke TD, Claire Kerrane TD and Senator Lynn Boylan26 July, 2022

Alarming increase in energy sector emissions necessitates major acceleration in offshore delivery - Darren O’Rourke TD21 July, 2022

Fine Gael must clarify dealings with Uber in light of recent promotion of ride-sharing app - Darren O’Rourke TD11 July, 2022

Scandalous decision to redirect funding from retrofitting to fund new fossil fuel infrastructure - Darren O’Rourke TD6 July, 2022

Minister for Transport must explain the quadrupling of MetroLink cost - Darren O'Rourke TD5 July, 2022

Households should not foot bill for data centre electricity backup - Darren O’Rourke TD29 June, 2022

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