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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)

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

Planning must begin immediately to ensure safe delivery of delayed Leaving Cert - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD10 April, 2020

Clarity - not kite flying - needed on State Exams; fees must be deferred - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire9 April, 2020

SNA redeployment drive requires clarity from Minister for Education - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire6 April, 2020

Irish Universities should implement ‘No Detriment’ policy for student Grades - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD1 April, 2020

Need for flexibility for school staff paid through grants - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire29 March, 2020

Minister needs to outline contingency plans for leaving Cert - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD24 March, 2020

Clarity and support needed for students following exams announcement - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire19 March, 2020

Closure of schools and universities necessary, however clarity needed for students, parents and teachers - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD12 March, 2020

Unaffordable student accommodation a barrier to education – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD18 February, 2020

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