Charlie McConalogue

Spokesperson on Education & Skills

Charlie was born in October 1977 and is from Gleneely in Co. Donegal. From a farming background, he was educated at Carndonagh Community School before going on to study at UCD where he studied Economics, Politics & History. It was at UCD where he first became involved in politics.

After working in Fianna Fail Headquarters for a number of years, as well as working abroad in Australia, Charlie returned home to work on the family farm before officially running for political office in 2009, where he was elected as a Donegal County Councillor. In 2011, Charlie was elected a TD for Donegal North East at the first time of asking.

Charlie’s key priorities include the development of infrastructure in Co. Donegal with regard to roads, broadband & a sustainable health service for the people of the County.

Contact Details

Constituency Office, Chapel Street, Carndonagh, Co. Donegal
Constituency Office, Market Square, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

Tel: 0749373131 (Carndonagh) – 0749177282 (Letterkenny)

Clinic Details

Clinic runs will be advertised in local newspapers.

Political Record

Currently Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Education; Formerly Fianna Fail Spokesperson on Children; Served on Donegal County Council from 2009, including a term as Deputy Mayor.

Fianna Fáil TD for Donegal Charlie McConalogue has accused the Government of abandoning rheumatology patients in Donegal after receiving confirmation that the outreach clinic at Letterkenny General Hospital will not be re-opened until a 3rd rheumatology consultant post for the North West is filled. This additional post is very much welcome and is currently being […]

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Education Charlie McConalogue has slammed Minister Jan O’Sullivan’s failure to tackle the accommodation crisis facing third level students.  For the third year in a row, students are finding themselves struggling to find suitable accommodation because of a combination of rising rents and a shortage of supply. Deputy McConalogue said, “Over the […]

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