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Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD


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Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire - Spokesperson on Education & Skills

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: 021 4316555

Statements (298)

New Minister for Education's priority should be resolving back to school uncertainty, not constituency kudos - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD3 July, 2020

Department of Education needs to get a grip on plans to reopen schools - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD1 July, 2020

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD welcomes extension of schools meals25 June, 2020

Urgent Need for Summer Provision guidelines to be published - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD19 June, 2020

Children with Down's Syndrome let down on Summer Provision - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD17 June, 2020

Department of delay and distract creates more confusion - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD12 June, 2020

Major concerns over if Department can deliver summer provision - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD10 June, 2020

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

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