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Born in October 1977. Charlie was educated at Carndonagh Community School before studying economics, politics and history at University College Dublin (NUID).
Inishowen has been left without any facility to apply for a new driving licence or renew a licence that’s out of date, under a new system introduced by the Road Safety Authority last month. Read More | Share
Fianna Fáil Deputy Charlie McConalogue has welcomed the news that Greencastle Post Office will remain open. An Post has confirmed to the local Deputy that it will offer a one year extension to the existing Post Office in the village. Read More | Share
Fianna Fáil Education Spokesperson Charlie McConalogue has raised concerns about the exploitation of newly qualified teachers through the JobBridge scheme. Deputy McConalogue has called on the Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn and Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton to immediately clarify if it is government policy to allow fully qualified teachers to essentially work for free through the State internship scheme. Read More | Share
Ceann Comhairle, I am delighted to get an opportunity to speak in this debate and to highlight the attack by the Minister on the weak and the vulnerable despite her protestations to the contrary. Read More | Share
Donegal Deputy Charlie McConalogue has criticised the government for leaving hundreds of people with disabilities across the North West completely in the dark about the future of the Mobility Allowance & Motorised Transport Grant. According to the Fianna Fáil TD, many people dependent on these payments have contacted him in an extremely distressed state about the ongoing uncertainty over the future of these supports. Read More | Share
The decision to reduce third level funding will damage the quality of education at third level and have a detrimental effect on long term economic prospects, according to Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Education Charlie McConalogue TD. Read More | Share
Current Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Education and Skills
Previously served as Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs and was a member of the Joint Committee on Health and Children.
Charlie is now a member of the Joint Committee on Education and Social Protection and also the Joint Committee on Public Service Oversight and Petitions.
Elected to Donegal County Council in June 2009 where he served as Deputy Mayor, Charlie went on to win a seat for Fianna Fáil in Donegal North East on his first attempt as a general election candidate.
Sustainable rural development through investment in key infrastructure projects such as broadband services required for job creation locally along with maximising natural resources to promote agriculture, fishing and tourism remain his key priorities along with accessible and well maintained health services for everyone.