Dessie Ellis TD
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.