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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 (269)

Continued rent rises show rent control needs to be a priority - Ellis26 March, 2015

Ellis calls for an Oireachtas reception for Rugby heroes24 March, 2015

Minister Kelly has serious questions to answer on revelations of spin on housing figures – Ellis24 March, 2015

Landlords in Dáil opposing Rent Control - Ellis23 March, 2015

Government won’t buy off the people with water concessions -Ellis19 March, 2015

Ellis calls for GSOC investigation into Pepper Spray incident16 March, 2015

Homelessness increase is no surprise due to government inaction –Ellis12 March, 2015

Government are facilitating repossessions while denying they are happening – Ellis9 March, 2015

Sinn Féin would stop privatisation of public transport - Dessie Ellis TD7 March, 2015

Transport Infrastructure- Dessie Ellis TD7 March, 2015

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