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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)

Glaring omissions in the government's roadmap for the reopening of schools - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD27 July, 2020

Plan for the reopening of schools needs to be comprehensive and definitive - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD26 July, 2020

We need to learn lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic and end the days of overcrowded classrooms for good - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD25 July, 2020

Lack of clarity on the reopening of schools very worrying - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD24 July, 2020

Action on the reopening of schools urgently needed - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD23 July, 2020

Parents losing confidence that schools will reopen - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD23 July, 2020

Time is running out for clarity on reopening schools - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD21 July, 2020

Lots of unanswered questions remain for Leaving Cert students - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD17 July, 2020

Leaving Cert students left high and dry - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD16 July, 2020

Budget estimates fail to reflect cost of re-opening schools safely - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD16 July, 2020

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