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Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD


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Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire - Spokesperson on Education & Skills

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire is your Sinn Féin TD for Cork South Central.

From Togher, Donnchadh represents the Carrigaline-Ballincollig Municipal District on Cork County Council, having been elected on the first count in 2014 with over 2,500 first preference votes. Donnchadh is passionate about equality, and the need to tackle poverty and disadvantage in Irish society.

A Law graduate from UCC, Donnchadh is a committed Community Activist, a Scout Leader with the 5th Cork (The Lough) Scouts, a lifelong member of St. Finbarr’s Hurling and Football Club, and serves on the Board of Togher Community Association. He is Chairperson of the Arts, Culture and Languages Committee on Cork County Council.

Donnchadh has previously served as a Political Advisor to Sinn Féin TDs and Senators, and has served numerous terms on the Sinn Féin Ard Chomhairle. He was the National Organiser of Ógra Shinn Féin from 2010-12. A fluent Gaeilgeoir, he is a member of the Board of Foras na Gaeilge.


Leinster House: 01 618 3097
Constituency: 021 4316555

Statements (294)

Budget 2023 fails to address funding crisis in our schools - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD27 September, 2022

So called ‘voluntary contributions’ could spiral out of control unless Government invests in schools - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD16 September, 2022

School transport chaos will continue if Bus Éireann fails to seek additional capacity - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD6 September, 2022

Minister's failure to attend Committee abandons families hit by school transport chaos - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD5 September, 2022

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD commends Leaving Cert students on results day2 September, 2022

Minister for Education must come before Oireachtas Committee urgently to solve School Transport Crisis - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD and Darren O’Rourke TD30 August, 2022

Urgent action needed to cut school uniform costs - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD11 August, 2022

School overcrowding laid bare with 2,120 classes with 30 pupils or more - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD5 August, 2022

Sinn Féin launch campaign to tackle back to school costs in every constituency - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD2 August, 2022

Barnardos survey highlights need for action to tackle back-to-school costs crisis- Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD26 July, 2022

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