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


McConalogue welcomes receipt of the interim report of the Seafood Sector Task Force


Minister McConalogue announces that over 600 tonnes of marine waste has been collected by Ireland’s seafood sector since 2015


Minister McConalogue welcomes recognition of Ireland’s negligible BSE risk status by the World Animal Health Organisation (OIE)


Minister McConalogue announces commencement of Balancing Payments of €16.6 million of the Sheep Welfare Scheme

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