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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)

Time to begin planning for a Leaving Cert based on choice - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD8 January, 2022

Principals Forum survey underlines the urgent need for increased protections to keep schools open - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD7 January, 2022

To keep schools open, government must ensure essential mitigations are in place - Donnchadh O'Laoghaire TD4 January, 2022

Christmas break is crucial opportunity to address mitigation measures in schools – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD16 December, 2021

Department of Education leaves administrative burden of procuring HEPA to principals - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD13 December, 2021

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD pays tribute to Toddy O’Sullivan12 December, 2021

Department of Education u-turn welcome, but Minister must step up and support school leaders – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD6 December, 2021

Unclear guidance on mask wearing putting schools in impossible situation - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD30 November, 2021

Minister needs to get HEPA air filtration into our classrooms urgently – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD23 November, 2021

INTO Snapshot Survey paints stark picture of reality in our schools – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD22 November, 2021

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