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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 lift the burden of worry and anxiety from Leaving Cert students - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD7 May, 2020

Make up your mind time fast approaching in respect of Leaving Cert exams - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD3 May, 2020

Criteria for Leaving Cert to go ahead needs to be clarified - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD2 May, 2020

Early school leavers cannot be forgotten about in Junior Cert plans - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD29 April, 2020

SUSI grant eligibility criteria must be clarified in light of Covid-19 - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire22 April, 2020

Minister for Sport must provide financial support to struggling League of Ireland clubs – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD22 April, 2020

Talk of reopening schools is premature - Louise O'Reilly and Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire20 April, 2020

Extended waiver scheme needed for Leaving Cert fees - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire20 April, 2020

Dedicated helpline and counselling support needed for Leaving Cert students - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire19 April, 2020

We must safeguard the future of League of Ireland clubs – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire16 April, 2020

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