Frank O'Rourke (politician)

Frank O'Rourke (born 15 May 1967) is a former Irish Fianna Fáil politician who was a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Kildare North constituency from 2016 to 2020.[1]

Frank O'Rourke
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Teachta Dála
In office
February 2016 – February 2020
ConstituencyKildare North
Personal details
Born (1967-05-15) 15 May 1967 (age 52)
Sligo, Ireland
NationalityIrish
Political partyFianna Fáil
Alma materInstitute of Technology, Sligo
Websitevotefrankorourke.com

Born in Sligo, and a native of County Leitrim, O'Rourke was first co-opted onto Kildare County Council in January 2011 to replace Paul Kelly. He retained his seat in the 2014 local elections, topping the poll in the Celbridge-Leixlip area with 1814 first preference votes.[2]

At the 2016 general election, he was elected as a TD for Kildare North to Dáil Éireann,[3] and was subsequently appointed as Fianna Fáil junior spokesperson on Financial Services, eGovernment and Procurement by party leader Micheál Martin.

He lost his seat at the 2020 general election.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Frank O'Rourke". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 4 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Frank O'Rourke". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 4 July 2019.
  3. ^ "Election 2016: Frank O'Rourke". RTÉ News. 28 February 2016.
  4. ^ "Kildare North constituency". The Irish Times. Retrieved 2020-02-10.

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