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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 (277)

Minister for Education must show leadership and address Covid situation in schools - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD16 November, 2021

Government must urgently tackle the growing substitution crisis in our schools - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD9 November, 2021

School community continue to be left in the dark on contact tracing - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD5 November, 2021

Ministers must engage with NPHET on school contact tracing - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD28 October, 2021

Minister’s comments on substitution crisis out of touch with reality – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD14 October, 2021

Legacy of Fine Gael-Fianna Fáil underfunding of schools continues in Budget 2022 – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD12 October, 2021

Minister’s removal of banked teaching hours negatively impacting special education provision - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD11 October, 2021

Sinn Féin introduces Bill to regulate voluntary contributions and end pressure on families – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD, Matt Carthy TD21 September, 2021

Government must urgently act on leave for parents at home with self-isolating schoolchildren - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD17 September, 2021

Ireland ranking last for investment in Education dire, but unsurprising – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD16 September, 2021

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