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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)

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

Rapid testing welcome; now more action needed to make sure schools stay open - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD27 August, 2020

Students and school staff with underlying health conditions forgotten about - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD25 August, 2020

Minister for Education needs to meet with Opposition TDs without delay - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD24 August, 2020

Education Minister must not evade scrutiny of vital decisions - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD21 August, 2020

Leaving Cert students not awarded grades must not be abandoned by Government – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD20 August, 2020

Leaving Certificate grading model must be published for transparency– Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD11 August, 2020

Roadmap cannot see children with special educational needs neglected - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD1 August, 2020

Loss of Cork Aer Lingus base cannot be contemplated - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD31 July, 2020

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