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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)

Extended school break must be used to address concerns of parents and teachers - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD30 December, 2020

40% cut to PPE funding an insulting kick in the teeth to schools - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD28 December, 2020

Minister must provide clarity and reassurance on January reopening of schools - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD18 December, 2020

Education Department’s trademark delayed advice on Christmas activities disappointing – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD10 December, 2020

Contact tracing criteria in school needs to be fully transparent – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD1 December, 2020

Government must provide high-risk families with remote learning – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD26 November, 2020

Minister must clarify Leaving Cert contingency plans and ease pressures on students - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD26 November, 2020

Reports regarding criticism of students clothing at a Carlow school 'very concerning' - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD24 November, 2020

Ventilation plan for classrooms must be made clear by Government for Winter months – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD19 November, 2020

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD wishes good luck to all students sitting late Leaving Cert exams16 November, 2020

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