Frank O'Rourke (politician)

Frank O'Rourke (born 11 May 1969) is an Irish Fianna Fáil politician who has been a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Kildare North constituency since the 2016 general election.[1]

Frank O'Rourke

Teachta Dála
Assumed office
February 2016
ConstituencyKildare North
Personal details
Born (1969-06-11) 11 June 1969
Sligo, Ireland
Political partyFianna Fáil
Spouse(s)Deirdre O'Rourke
Alma materInstitute of Technology, Sligo

Born in Sligo, and a native of County Leitrim, O'Rourke was first co-opted onto Kildare County Council in January 2011 to replace Paul Kelly. He retained his seat in the 2014 local elections, topping the poll in the Celbridge-Leixlip area with 1814 first preference votes.[2]

At the 2016 general election, he was elected as a TD for Kildare North to Dáil Éireann,[3] and was subsequently appointed as Fianna Fáil junior spokesperson on Financial Services, eGovernment and Procurement by party leader Micheál Martin. He lives in Celbridge with his wife and daughter.


  1. "Frank O'Rourke". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 4 July 2019.
  2. "Frank O'Rourke". Retrieved 4 July 2019.
  3. "Election 2016: Frank O'Rourke". RTÉ News. 28 February 2016.

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