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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)

Financial support needed to safeguard post office network – Darren O’Rourke TD11 May, 2022

Flexibility on ‘10-year rule’ needed as thousands of taxi drivers exit the sector - Darren O’Rourke TD6 May, 2022

Prohibition on Gas and Electricity Disconnections Bill will protect customers - Darren O’Rourke TD27 April, 2022

Sinn Féin announce motion to stop turf sale ban - Claire Kerrane TD, Matt Carthy TD and Darren O'Rourke TD22 April, 2022

IPCC report highlights need for acceleration in delivery of renewables - Darren O’Rourke TD4 April, 2022

Energy regulator must ensure customers are moved to lowest tariff - Darren O’Rourke TD31 March, 2022

School bus operators on verge of collapse due to lack of support - Darren O’Rourke TD24 March, 2022

Urgent action needed to protect transport sector from rising fuel costs - Darren O'Rourke TD23 March, 2022

Government electricity credit will be wiped out before it arrives - Darren O'Rourke TD15 March, 2022

Urgent transport committee hearing requested on skyrocketing fuel costs – Darren O’Rourke TD8 March, 2022

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