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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)

Minister cannot leave Junior Cert students behind - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD12 March, 2021

Work must be done now to improve Summer Provision Programme - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD6 March, 2021

Minister must protect students from unfair mock exams - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD4 March, 2021

Minister for Education continues to ignore high risk students and families – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD3 March, 2021

Children with additional needs in mainstream forgotten yet again - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD2 March, 2021

Minister Foley unable to give assurances that students will retain choice of sitting Leaving Cert - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD2 March, 2021

More must be done to ensure schools can reopen and stay open - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD1 March, 2021

DEIS funding u-turn welcome, but more must be done to level the playing field - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD1 March, 2021

Mock Exam guidance welcome, but more must be done to prevent unnecessary pressure and stress - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD26 February, 2021

Clear guidance from Minister still missing in many areas of school return - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD24 February, 2021

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