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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 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 (308)

Lone parents cut should not lead to council rent increase – Ellis28 August, 2015

Minister must work to see funding for Emerald Housing delivered – Ellis27 August, 2015

Government must accept responsibility for housing crisis - Dessie Ellis TD24 August, 2015

Fianna Fáil have no credibility on housing - Ellis20 August, 2015

Coalition at sixes and sevens over conservation grant – Ellis20 August, 2015

Hauliers should not be dragged into humanitarian crisis – Ellis19 August, 2015

Government policy forcing people into homelessness – Ellis19 August, 2015

Student housing need must be addressed – Ellis18 August, 2015

Children sleeping rough ‘reveals abject failure of government approach’ – Ellis14 August, 2015

42,000 Dubliners in housing need reveals truth of crisis – Ellis14 July, 2015

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