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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 (301)

Sinn Féin introduce legislation to support pupils with autism at school – Chris Andrews TD and Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD7 July, 2023

Cost-of-living payment should be extended to adult dependents - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD24 May, 2023

Persons with epilepsy deserve clarity on extension of Free Travel Scheme - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD24 May, 2023

Aighneacht seolta ag Sinn Féin ar an bPolasaí don Oideachas LánGhaeilge – Aengus Ó Snodaigh & Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire30 January, 2023

Emergency taskforce needed to examine teacher supply issues - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD30 November, 2022

Schools can be leaders on Climate Action - Darren O’Rourke TD, Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD, Senator Lynn Boylan22 November, 2022

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD, Thomas Gould TD and David Cullinane TD urge action from Health Minister on CUMH organ retention scandal17 November, 2022

Budget 2023 fails to address funding crisis in our schools - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD27 September, 2022

So called ‘voluntary contributions’ could spiral out of control unless Government invests in schools - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD16 September, 2022

School transport chaos will continue if Bus Éireann fails to seek additional capacity - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD6 September, 2022

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