Kieran O’Donnell, TD
Kieran O’Donnell is the Minister of State with responsibility for Local Government and Planning.
He was elected as a TD for Limerick City. He was previously a Senator in the 25th Seanad, where he was the Fine Gael Spokesperson on Finance in the Seanad. He previously served as a TD, having been re-elected to the Dáil in February 2011, having first been elected in May 2007. Kieran is currently Chairperson of the Oireachtas Transport and Communications committee and a member of the Budgetary Oversight Oireachtas Committee.
He was appointed Deputy Spokesperson on Enterprise, Trade and Innovation with Special Responsibility for Enterprise & Employment, October 2010, having previously been a Spokesperson on Finance. Kieran has served as Vice-Chairperson of the Public Accounts Committee( PAC), member of the Banking Inquiry and as a member of the Oireachtas Finance Committee.
Kieran is married to Phil and has four children. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant, with many years of experience with his own practice and has an honours Business Studies degree from UL. He has a special interest in Disabilities.
Job creation as well as promoting Limerick City, Shannon Airport and the region are amongst his main priorities.
News & Statements
Mary Lou’s solution to housing is nothing short of fantasy economics – O’Donnell
Fine Gael will never enter any Government with Sinn Féin3rd December 2022
O’Donnell welcomes €5k increase in income eligibility limits for social housing
Fine Gael TD Kieran O’Donnell has welcomed the €5,000 increase across the three income eligibility limits for social housing.22nd November 2022
Condolences on the very sad passing of heroic and remarkable Vicky Phelan - O’Donnell
Limerick City Fine Gael TD, Kieran O’Donnell, has expressed his deepest condolences on the very sad passing of Vicky Phelan.14th November 2022
Squeezed middle income earners would fare badly under Sinn Féin’s cash payment plan – O’Donnell
Squeezed middle income earners would fare badly under Sinn Féin’s error-ridden cash payment plan, according to Fine Gael TD, Kieran O’Donnell.26th September 2022
Limerick conference to support small businesses and enterprise – O’Donnell
Supporting small businesses and enterprise during a time of increased costs will be the focus of a specially organised Fine Gael conference in Limerick next week.16th September 2022
Extend the Film Tax Credit to support film making in Ireland – O’Donnell
The Section 481 Film Tax Credit should be extended to provide continued support to film making in Ireland, according to Castletroy-based Limerick City Fine Gael TD, Kieran O’Donnell where Troy Studios are located.31st August 2022
Condolences on the death of Mary Jackman, former Senator and Cathaoirleach of Limerick County Council – O’Donnell
Deputy Kieran O’Donnell has expressed his condolences on the death of Mary Jackman, saying, “I wish to extend my deepest sympathies to Mary’s husband Nick, her daughter Nicola, sister Ursula and extended family on the very sad passing of our colleague and friend, former Senator, Councillor and Cathaoirleach of Limerick County Council, Mary Jackman.31st May 2022
Extension of EWSS and CRSS a great relief to hospitality and events sector – O’Donnell
The extension of the EWSS at the full rate, as well as the CRSS, will come as a great relief to businesses, in particular those in the hospitality and events sectors, a Fine Gael TD has said.9th December 2021
O’Donnell welcomes official opening of Edwards Lifesciences Manufacturing Facility in Castletroy
The opening of Edwards Lifesciences new Manufacturing Facility in Castletroy and the creation of a further 250 jobs is a positive development for Limerick, Fine Gael TD Kieran O’Donnell has said.22nd October 2021
Motorway between Limerick and Cork will benefit entire western Atlantic Corridor – O’Donnell
The M20 motorway between Limerick and Cork is one of a range of transport projects that the Government is committed to and will benefit the west coast of the country, Fine Gael TD and Chair of the Oireachtas Transport and Communications committee Kieran O’Donnell has said.4th October 2021