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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 (417)

A 'whole school approach' needed to tackle bullying - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD5 November, 2020

Testing of products "clearly inadequate" as school sanitiser fiasco escalates - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD29 October, 2020

Department must do what is necessary to avert secondary school strike - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD28 October, 2020

Agreement on school secretaries and caretakers welcome, but delivery is now key - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD28 October, 2020

More questions arise following minister’s statement on ViroPro - Matt Carthy TD and Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD23 October, 2020

Lack of space in our schools must be addressed urgently - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD23 October, 2020

Minister must address hand sanitiser defects immediately – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD23 October, 2020

Major questions outstanding for Department of Education after ViraPro fiasco - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD23 October, 2020

TUI survey highlights need for urgent action to protect high risk school staff - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD22 October, 2020

Action needed on school specific contact tracing - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD21 October, 2020

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