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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 your Sinn Féin TD for Dublin North West. He was first elected to Leinster House in February 2011, after serving as a Dublin City Councillor since 1999. He has worked full-time for the people of the Dublin North West constituency ever since.

Dessie is a lifelong republican and a community activist. He is a qualified technician and was previously as a trade union shop steward. In his constituency of Dublin North West, Dessie works on behalf of local residents to resolve issues related to housing and transport - areas which are under significant threat from the austerity policies of the current government.

Dessie has a strong record of contributions in Dáil Eireann, with his contributions far exceeding that of the average number per TD. Dessie is a member of the Joint Policing Committee, Finglas Safety Forum, Ballymun Safety Forum and the Finglas/Cabra Drugs Task Force. He also regularly attends various tenants, residents and community association meetings 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 (320)

Sinn Féin would increase homeless funding and invest in housing – Ellis8 October, 2015

Ellis calls on Minister Kelly to address concerns around Prospect Hill7 October, 2015

Docklands residents must not be left homeless - government must act now: Ellis6 October, 2015

Government has repeatedly failed in the midst of housing crisis – Ellis30 September, 2015

Little substance in Government’s plan for Metro North – Ellis30 September, 2015

Housing should be a right not a privilege – Dessie Ellis TD29 September, 2015

Homelessness and housing crisis demands emergency action and long term planning – Dessie Ellis TD29 September, 2015

Sinn Féin to move Dáil motion on housing and homeless crisis25 September, 2015

Metro North essential for Dublin – Ellis23 September, 2015

Ellis welcomes 10 new units for homeless families in Ballymun16 September, 2015

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