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Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD


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Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire - Spokesperson on Social Protection

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 office: 021 4316555

Statements (300)

Special education ‘centres’ reflect complete failure of government to plan - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD25 May, 2022

Families whose babies organs were destroyed without their knowledge deserve answers - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD18 May, 2022

Summer Provision plans cannot be left on back-burner - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD31 March, 2022

Reform of Leaving Cert long overdue but resources and more detail needed – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire29 March, 2022

Educational supports must be provided for school-aged children arriving from Ukraine – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD15 March, 2022

Sinn Féin bring forward Bill to regulate voluntary school contributions and end pressure on families' finances – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD and Matt Carthy TD10 March, 2022

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD commends school secretaries and caretakers on negotiating deal24 February, 2022

Government must respect school secretaries and caretakers as WRC talks resume - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD24 February, 2022

No excuse for slow progress on solar-powered schools - Darren O’Rourke TD and Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD11 February, 2022

Minister for Education cannot sit back while school secretaries sign-on over summer - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD10 February, 2022

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