Welcome to my website
Welcome to my website which I hope will be a useful resource in providing helpful information while also serving as an easy way to raise any local or national issues which may be of concern to you.
I am a native of Newcastle West in Co. Limerick and I was elected to the Dáil on my first attempt in 2011. I have been re-elected in 2016 and 2020.
I was appointed Minister for Office of Public Works in 2020 having previously served as both Minister of State at the Department of Finance and Minister of State for Tourism and Sport.
It is an honour the represent Co Limerick in Dáil Éireann. I have always worked hard and to the best of my ability for our community and I look forward to continuing this work
How Can I Help?
Getting through COVID-19
County Council & Housing
Pensions & Social Welfare
Families & Caring
Minister O’Donovan announces the appointment of consultant engineers for Cavan Town Flood Relief Scheme.
Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW), Patrick O’Donovan, T.D., today (26 May) visited Cavan Town to officiate at the appointment by Cavan County Council of Byrne Looby Consulting Engineers Ltd as Engineering Consultants to carry...
Minister O’Donovan announces funding approval for flood protection works in Ballyshonick, Pallaskenry, Co. Limerick
Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works, Mr. Patrick O’Donovan, T.D., has announced the approval of Limerick City & County Council’s application under the Office of Public Works’ Minor Flood Mitigation Works and Coastal Protection...
On Monday I was delighted to welcomed H.E. Ambassador Charis Christodoulidou of Cyprus to Limerick as part of the EU 50 and Blue Star Programme. The Blue Star Programme requires teachers and primary school pupils to carry out projects and tasks related to the...
Minister O’Donovan looks forward to new season at Desmond Castle Newcastle West as he announces appointment of consultants and series of enhancement works
As many OPW heritage sites around the country reopen for a new season, Limerick TD and Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works, Patrick O’Donovan, T.D., took the opportunity ahead of the reopening of Desmond Castle Newcastle West on...
Great news this morning for Co. Limerick, 3 projects have been awarded funding of €1,000,000 under the Town & Village Renewal Scheme. Projects: Patrickswell - €500,000 – towards the development of a community hub within the village of Patrickswell to enhance...
Local TD and Minister for the Office of Public Works Patrick O’Donovan has called the investment by the Government of €24.4million into walkways, cycle ways and improved footpaths across Limerick as absolutely enormous.” Reacting after the new from his Fine Gael...