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Dessie Ellis TD


Dessie Ellis

Oireachtas telephone: 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 (259)

Action, not tax breaks, needed for high rent crisis – Ellis2 March, 2015

Jailing of water campaigners is a scandal - Dessie Ellis TD21 February, 2015

Ellis calls for alternative locations to be examined after Finglas Primary Care Centre planning application rejected11 February, 2015

Patients in agony waiting up to a year for procedures at Cappagh Hospital – Ellis10 February, 2015

Ellis supports Dáil sleep-out to raise awareness of homelessness4 February, 2015

IAG proposals are just kicking the can down the road - Ellis2 February, 2015

10% privatisation of bus routes is just the beginning - Ellis30 January, 2015

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

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