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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 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 (299)

42,000 Dubliners in housing need reveals truth of crisis – Ellis14 July, 2015

82% rise in FLAC housing queries shows up government failure – Ellis6 July, 2015

Debt bill is a government last ditch attempt to beat water protesters – Ellis3 July, 2015

The rent burden is out of control and regulation is urgently needed – Ellis25 June, 2015

Fine Gael/Labour housing plan is an admission of failure – Ellis22 June, 2015

Minister's letter shows worrying disregard for decent housing standards - Ellis16 June, 2015

Government plans benefit developers, not those who need housing – Ellis15 June, 2015

Government and Universities need strategy on student housing – Ellis8 June, 2015

John Delaney should appear before Oireachtas Committee - Dessie Ellis TD5 June, 2015

Cheap sell off of Aer Lingus will hurt Ireland for years to come - Ellis27 May, 2015

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