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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 (282)

Government not facing up to crisis with pathetic housing targets - Ellis5 May, 2015

Minister’s reliance on private housing for Dublin is fantasy and bound to fail – Ellis1 May, 2015

Minister must call halt to privatisation to avert strike – Ellis30 April, 2015

Rough sleepers figures are tip of the iceberg – Ellis30 April, 2015

Privatisation at heart of Fine Gael/Labour plans for bus services - Ellis29 April, 2015

More action needed on distressed shared ownership mortgages – Ellis28 April, 2015

Removing Georges Street equality mural would be a disgrace – Ellis22 April, 2015

Ellis calls for public to support bus strikes against privatisation20 April, 2015

Sinn Féin stand firm against bus routes privatisation – Ellis13 April, 2015

Funding for housing must be made accessible for approved bodies – Ellis2 April, 2015

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