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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 (525)

Minister’s comments on substitution crisis out of touch with reality – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD14 October, 2021

Legacy of Fine Gael-Fianna Fáil underfunding of schools continues in Budget 2022 – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD12 October, 2021

Minister’s removal of banked teaching hours negatively impacting special education provision - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD11 October, 2021

Sinn Féin introduces Bill to regulate voluntary contributions and end pressure on families – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD, Matt Carthy TD21 September, 2021

Government must urgently act on leave for parents at home with self-isolating schoolchildren - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD17 September, 2021

Ireland ranking last for investment in Education dire, but unsurprising – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD16 September, 2021

Concessions for school secretaries welcome, but campaign for true equality continues – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD14 September, 2021

Sinn Féin stands with school secretaries and caretakers in their campaign for pay equality - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD14 September, 2021

Minister must sort contact tracing issues in schools and let teachers teach - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD7 September, 2021

Moving goal posts unfair on Leaving Cert students - Rose Conway-Walsh TD and Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD7 September, 2021

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