Charlie McConalogue TD

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine. TD for Donegal.

Meet Charlie

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.

Latest News from Charlie


FF putting farmers first in draft Programme for Government


Proposal to increase CAP budget for 2021-2027 period positive step forward – McConalogue


Minister needs to review fleet tie-up scheme and deliver supports our fishing sector badly needs – McConalogue


Impact assessments critical to ascertain impact of EU ‘Farm To Fork’ & ‘Biodiversity’ strategies on farmers – McConalogue

Get in touch with Charlie

For any issues, contact Charlie’s office by email or telephone.

Constituency Office

Chapel Street,
Co. Donegal

Market Square,
Co. Donegal

Phone (Carndonagh): 0749373131
Phone (Letterkenny): 0749177282