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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)

Minister McHugh must step up supports for children with special educational needs - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD9 June, 2020

Schools cannot be forced to shoulder burden of extra cleaning costs - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD4 June, 2020

Mixed messages from Minister for Education confusing parents and teachers - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD29 May, 2020

Government lack of communication and planning for school return unacceptable - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD28 May, 2020

“Extremely disappointing” Leaving Cert language gap must be rectified immediately - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD26 May, 2020

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD urges interested students to engage with calculated grades system, but serious flaws still outstanding26 May, 2020

Unacceptable that parents, families and teachers are in the dark on schools reopening - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD24 May, 2020

Major flaws with Minister for Education's proposals on calculated grades - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD21 May, 2020

Decisions on reopening schools should be based on health and educational considerations - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD14 May, 2020

Leaving Cert school profiling cannot magnify existing educational disadvantage - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD13 May, 2020

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