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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 (545)

47 Cork schools require access to National Educational Psychological Service – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD31 January, 2017

Irish government must be vigorous in defending children's rights against Brexit – Ó Laoghaire30 January, 2017

Minister must explain undignified Magdalene maladministration to the Dáil - Ó Laoghaire28 January, 2017

Only two Childminders registered with Túsla since September – Ó Laoghaire26 January, 2017

Scandalous banking practices on tracker mortgages cost families homes – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD24 January, 2017

Voice of the child must be priority in regulation of Guardian Ad Litem services – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD23 January, 2017

Ó Laoghaire urges caution regarding U-4770018 January, 2017

Five years on from Vita Cortex and still no legislation – Ó Laoghaire16 December, 2016

Government & Minister Zappone must ratify UN Convention to protect Children with Disabilities – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD14 December, 2016

Coveney’s inadequate proposals ignore suburban Cork - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD13 December, 2016

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