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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 (507)

Department of Education’s dismissive attitude towards SNAs cannot continue – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD21 April, 2021

Government support for Sinn Féin proposal to regulate private security firms 'welcome' - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD, Martin Kenny TD20 April, 2021

EPSEN review 'an opportunity to heal relationship between families and the State' – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD20 April, 2021

Work on greatly expanded Summer Provision Programme must begin now – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD13 April, 2021

Minister must engage with frontline education workers to avoid industrial action - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD6 April, 2021

Minister must urgently engage with school staff to avoid industrial action - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD5 April, 2021

Vaccine decision has pulled rug from under frontline education workers - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD1 April, 2021

Adversarial culture in Departments of Health and Education must end – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD1 April, 2021

Removal of vaccine priority for school staff a disgrace - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD30 March, 2021

Levels of special education resources allocated for new and developing schools a concern - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD29 March, 2021

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