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Dessie Ellis TD


Dessie Ellis

Phone: (01) 6183006

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Portfolio: Housing and Transport

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

Dessie Ellis is your Sinn Féin TD for Dublin North West. He was first elected to Leinster House in February 2011, after serving as a Dublin City Councillor since 1999. He has worked full-time for the people of the Dublin North West constituency ever since.

Dessie is a lifelong republican and a community activist. He is a qualified technician and was previously as a trade union shop steward. In his constituency of Dublin North West, Dessie works on behalf of local residents to resolve issues related to housing and transport - areas which are under significant threat from the austerity policies of the current government.

Dessie has a strong record of contributions in Dáil Eireann, with his contributions far exceeding that of the average number per TD. Dessie is a member of the Joint Policing Committee, Finglas Safety Forum, Ballymun Safety Forum and the Finglas/Cabra Drugs Task Force. He also regularly attends various tenants, residents and community association meetings 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 (342)

Modular units are not a solution to social housing shortage – Ellis26 November, 2015

Ellis introduces bill for homeless prevention and rent certainty26 November, 2015

Modular housing to cost more than bricks and mortar – Ellis24 November, 2015

Government have failed spectacularly on housing – Ellis17 November, 2015

Government foot dragging has allowed rents to soar in 2015 – Ellis17 November, 2015

Government cheap sell off of social housing unacceptable - Dessie Ellis TD16 November, 2015

Government rent measures welcome but far too weak – Ellis10 November, 2015

More social houses empty than government plan to build – Ellis9 November, 2015

Government plan falls far short of rent certainty – Ellis6 November, 2015

Time to remove obstacle of bigotry from traveller accommodation – Ellis4 November, 2015

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