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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 (534)

Minister fails to rule out linking child benefit to school attendance – Ó Laoghaire9 June, 2016

Proposed Child Benefit cut to be put to Minister – Ó Laoghaire7 June, 2016

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD expresses alarm at 999 high priority cases yet to be assigned a social worker2 June, 2016

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD condemns “bogus self-employment” and the ill-treatment of workers1 June, 2016

Concerns of staff at Oberstown must not fall on deaf ears – Ó Laoghaire31 May, 2016

Ó Laoghaire expresses concern at dropped Tusla Commitment27 May, 2016

Ó Laoghaire criticises Fianna Fáil TDs for voting against motion to end Water Charges25 May, 2016

Ó Laoghaire calls on minister to protect children24 May, 2016

Oberstown safety concerns need to be addressed – Ó Laoghaire16 May, 2016

Minister for Children needs to speak out on Child Benefit – Ó Laoghaire12 May, 2016

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