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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 (214)

Continuous rises shows need for fair rent system – Ellis18 September, 2014

ICTU must organise action for Greyhound workers - Dessie Ellis TD8 September, 2014

Major overhaul of social housing needed not just piecemeal investment – Dessie Ellis TD5 September, 2014

Ellis welcomes agreement between unions and Irish Rail3 September, 2014

State violating human rights of council tenants – Dessie Ellis TD6 August, 2014

Dessie Ellis TD expresses concern over rising property prices1 August, 2014

Rise in homelessness shows up government spin - Dessie Ellis TD23 July, 2014

Demotion of Housing portfolio gives lie to government commitments to tackle crisis – Ellis11 July, 2014

New Transport Minister must row back on privatisation agenda – Ellis11 July, 2014

Sinn Féin to hold Day of Action on housing in Dublin- Dessie Ellis TD27 June, 2014

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

Phone: (01) 6184248

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