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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 (311)

Allegations of covert recording and tracking in prisons should be referred to the Prisons Inspector - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD22 November, 2018

SAVI II welcome and must begin without delay – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD20 November, 2018

Sinn Féin seek legislative change to tackle victim blaming in Courts - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD15 November, 2018

Minister for Justice must investigate any potential data breach in case of Eric Xue – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD23 October, 2018

Ó Laoghaire welcomes High Court decision on GSOC17 October, 2018

Increase in CSO crime statistics must be addressed by Minister – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD1 October, 2018

Overtime ban ‘tying hands of Gardaí behind their backs’ – Ó Laoghaire27 September, 2018

Sinn Féin response to publication of Commission on Future of Policing document18 September, 2018

Proposal to ban photography of Gardaí ‘impractical and undemocratic’ – Ó Laoghaire17 September, 2018

Heavy handed response to Housing protest "deeply concerning" - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD11 September, 2018

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