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Dessie Ellis

Website: www.dessieellis.ie
Phone: (01) 6183006

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Dessie Ellis - Junior Spokesperson on Housing, Planning & Local Government and Drug & Alcohol Abuse

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 (440)

Minister must not pass the buck on housing crisis – Ellis27 July, 2011

New tolls another blow to motorists – Ellis19 July, 2011

Ellis requests Dáil debate on Rachel Peavoy inquiry7 July, 2011

Staffing problems in local hospitals are shocking and damning – Ellis6 July, 2011

Taxi Review means nothing without ordinary drivers being represented – Ellis6 July, 2011

Plans to change drivers license to plastic card format make sense – Ellis6 July, 2011

Minister Cannon’s comments an insult to hard working parents – Ellis28 June, 2011

Better more affordable public transport is crucial to attracting investment – Ellis22 June, 2011

Nothing new in Penrose housing proposals - Ellis16 June, 2011

Government needs to clarify position on Rural Transport Network – Ellis15 June, 2011

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