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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 (311)

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

Fine Gael promotion of rideshare gig-economy must be resisted - Darren O’Rourke TD24 June, 2022

Government failure to back motion to save Navan Hospital emergency services ‘shameful’ – Johnny Guirke TD and Darren O’Rourke TD22 June, 2022

Government TDs must confirm if they will back Sinn Féin motion to save Navan Hospital emergency services – Johnny Guirke TD and Darren O’Rourke TD20 June, 2022

Sinn Féin announce motion to save Navan Hospital A&E – Johnny Guirke TD and Darren O’Rourke TD16 June, 2022

ESRI report showing rising energy poverty further evidence of need for Government action now - Claire Kerrane TD16 June, 2022

Solar for schools is a no-brainer - Darren O’Rourke TD, Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD, Senator Lynn Boylan2 June, 2022

Passengers must be compensated for missed flights at Dublin Airport - Darren O’Rourke TD29 May, 2022

Government must act now to guarantee slash to renewable electricity prices - Darren O’Rourke TD and Senator Lynn Boylan23 May, 2022

Retrofit plan fails the just transition test – Darren O’Rourke TD18 May, 2022

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