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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 (486)

Leaving Cert students need clarity and they deserve their voices to be heard - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD9 February, 2021

Students still waiting for clarity but campaign for choice clearly having an impact - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD5 February, 2021

Date for special education return welcome but communication and detail will be crucial - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD1 February, 2021

Taoiseach’s recognition of choice for Leaving Cert welcome but more detail urgently required – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire1 February, 2021

Leaving Certificate uncertainty cannot continue - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD29 January, 2021

Junior Cert students must not be forgotten - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD27 January, 2021

Taoiseach's comments on schools make Leaving Cert decision even more urgent - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD25 January, 2021

Taoiseach thinking out loud on schools unhelpful - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD23 January, 2021

Leaving Cert students deserve a choice - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD23 January, 2021

Return of special education must not be contingent on overall reopening of schools - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD21 January, 2021

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