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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 (398)

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

Testing and tracing of school staff and students must be scaled up significantly - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD17 October, 2020

Recognition is not enough; school secretaries deserve pay equality - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD14 October, 2020

Shameful that pupil teacher ratio reduction will not be extended to most disadvantaged schools - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD14 October, 2020

Serious issues in education remain unresolved - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD13 October, 2020

Department of Education must stop kite-flying and engage with stakeholders - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD9 October, 2020

Sinn Féin give full support to school secretaries - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD7 October, 2020

Department of Education forcing school secretaries to the brink of industrial action - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD1 October, 2020

Solutions need to be found for Leaving Cert students affected by calculated grades system errors - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD30 September, 2020

Minister for Education must make Dáil statement regarding errors in Leaving Cert calculated grades system - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD30 September, 2020

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