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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)

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD commends Leaving Cert students on results day2 September, 2022

Minister for Education must come before Oireachtas Committee urgently to solve School Transport Crisis - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD and Darren O’Rourke TD30 August, 2022

Urgent action needed to cut school uniform costs - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD11 August, 2022

School overcrowding laid bare with 2,120 classes with 30 pupils or more - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD5 August, 2022

Sinn Féin launch campaign to tackle back to school costs in every constituency - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD2 August, 2022

Barnardos survey highlights need for action to tackle back-to-school costs crisis- Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD26 July, 2022

Middle income families must get help with back-to-school costs - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD22 July, 2022

Urgent action needed to cut school uniform costs for families – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD and Sorca Clarke TD20 July, 2022

Government back to school announcement shows pressure works, but many will still get no help - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD5 July, 2022

Government must support Sinn Féin back-to-school costs proposals this evening - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD5 July, 2022

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