Ruairí Ó Murchú

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Ruairí Ó Murchú

Ruairí Ó Murchú 2020.jpg
Ó Murchú in 2020
Teachta Dála
Assumed office
February 2020
Personal details
Born (1978-05-03) 3 May 1978 (age 42)
Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland
Political partySinn Féin
Spouse(s)Annemarie Ó Murchú
Alma materDublin City University

Ruairí Ó Murchú ([ˈɾˠuərʲiː oː ˈmˠʊɾˠxuː]; born 3 May 1978) is an Irish Sinn Féin politician who has been a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Louth constituency since the 2020 general election.[1]

He was a member of Louth County Council representing the Dundalk South local electoral area from 2017 to 2020, replacing Councillor Kevin Meenan. He was re-elected to Louth County Council again in 2019.[2][3] Kevin Meenan was co-opted to Ó Murchú's seat on Louth County Council following his election to the Dáil.

Personal life[edit]

Ó Murchú lives in Bay Estate, Dundalk with his wife Annemarie Ó Murchú. They have two sons and a stepson.


  1. ^ "Ruairí Ó Murchú". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 15 February 2020.
  2. ^ "Two new Sinn Fein councillors selected for Dundalk South". The Argos. The Irish Independent. 8 September 2017. Retrieved 9 February 2020.
  3. ^ Wall, Martin (25 May 2019). "Louth County Council: Fianna Fáil big winners as Sinn Féin loses three seats". The Irish Times. Retrieved 2 February 2020.