Aodhán Ó Ríordáin TD
Spokesperson on Education, Enterprise and Trade
Dublin Bay North


Aodhán is currently a sitting TD for Dublin Bay North .

Political Career

  • Elected to Seanad Eireann, April 2016
  • Appointed Minister of State for Drugs Strategy, April 2015
  • Appointed Minister of State at the Department of Justice and Equality and Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht with special responsibility for Equality, New Communities and Culture, July 2014
  • Elected to the Dáil on his first attempt, Feb. 2011
  • Elected to Dublin City Council, June 2009 representing the Clontarf Ward
  • Deputy Lord Mayor 2006-2007
  • First elected to Dublin City Council, 2004


  • Full time public representative
  • Previously,Primary School Principal in St. Laurence O'Toole's Girls' School, Sheriff St., Dublin 1.


  • Former Member of the Joint Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure & Reform
  • Former Member of the Joint Committee on Education & Social Protection
  • Former Member of the Joint Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement

Family Background

  • married

Birth Details

  • July 1976 in Dublin


  • BA in History and Irish from UCD
  • HDip in Primary Education from Marino Institute of Education

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin TDSpokesperson on Education, Enterprise and Trade

Ireland - Dublin : Dublin Bay North
Work Address:
Dáil Éireann, Kildare Street,
Dublin 2.
+35316183209Dáil Office

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