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Dessie Ellis TD


Portfolio: Housing and Transport

Oireachtas Committees: Transport and Communications; also member of subcommittee on Transport, Tourism and Sports

Dessie EllisDessie Ellis is the Sinn Féin TD for Dublin North West, elected in February 2011.  He was born and reared in Finglas and still lives and works in the area.

He was educated in St Brigids, St Fergals and Coláiste Eoin. He later studies in the Kevin Street College of Technology and is a qualified technician.

He formerly ran a Television repair business. He has been a trade union shop steward and has played for local football teams and has taught Karate training to many local people.

Dessie is a full time public representative and has been actively involved in community and republican politics for all his adult life.

He is a member of the Joint Policing Committee, Finglas Safety Forum, Ballymun Safety Forum and Finglas Cabra Drugs Task Force.  He also attends various Tenant, Resident and Community Associations as an elected representative for the area.

Constituency Office details/Clinic times: Full time Constituency office. Open to Public 9.30am to 12.30 pm Monday to Friday and Monday,Wednesday and Friday 2.00 to 4.00pm. 

Axis Centre, Ballymun 6pm to 7pm Thursdays. 


Statements (252)

Aer Lingus sell means pay day for Executives and job losses for workers - Ellis29 January, 2015

Ellis condemns practice of tenants paying for council shortfall29 January, 2015

Minister Donohue must meet Transport Committee on Aer Lingus future – Ellis28 January, 2015

"Fianna Faíl have no real policies to deal with housing crisis" Ellis27 January, 2015

State must use stake in Aer Lingus to protect Irish interests - Ellis26 January, 2015

Utility companies should introduce energy price cuts immediately- Dessie Ellis TD23 January, 2015

Private market won't solve housing crisis for government - Ellis23 January, 2015

Taxi drivers must be heard on fare levels - Dessie Ellis TD20 January, 2015

Tax breaks for landlords will increase profits but do nothing for renters - Ellis15 January, 2015

Oireachtas should host reception for football star Stephanie Roche - Ellis14 January, 2015

Dáil Members (14)

Dublin South Central

Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD

Phone: (01) 6184084
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Brian Stanley TD

Constituency office: 05786 62851
Dáil office: 01 618 3987
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Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin TD

Phone: (01) 6183005

Dublin North West

Dessie Ellis TD

Oireachtas telephone: 01  6183006
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Kerry North

Martin Ferris TD

Dáil office phone: (01) 6184248
Constituency office phone: (066) 7129545

Meath West

Peadar Tóibín TD


Cork East

Sandra McLellan TD

Constituency Office: 024 20888
Oireachtas Office:
01 6183122

Dublin South

Seán Crowe TD

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Dessie Ellis TD