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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 (298)

Overcrowded classes underline the challenges we face to keep our schools open - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD10 September, 2020

State continues to fail survivors of historical sexual abuse at Creagh Lane - Maurice Quinlivan TD, Donnchadh Ó Laoaghaire TD9 September, 2020

Capacity issues remain as Bus Éireann school bus portal reopens – Darren O'Rourke TD & Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD8 September, 2020

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD congratulates Leaving Cert students7 September, 2020

Leadership needed to ensure reopening of schools is sustainable – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD3 September, 2020

The need for transparency on calculated grades hasn't gone away - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD1 September, 2020

More work required to ensure return to school is sustainable - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD31 August, 2020

Still issues to be resolved to ensure schools can stay open - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD30 August, 2020

Large class sizes must be tackled - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD29 August, 2020

Rapid testing essential to keeping schools open, government must end confusion - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD28 August, 2020

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