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Dessie Ellis TD


Dessie Ellis

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Dessie Ellis - Junior Spokesperson on Housing, Planning & Local Government

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 (428)

Time for Minister Coveney to deal with outstanding issues from the bin charge price freeze – Ellis21 July, 2016

Government’s action plan falls well short of addressing the needs of the families – Ellis21 July, 2016

Rapid Housing Build ‘not a realistic timeline’ – Ellis19 July, 2016

Young Ballymun funding ‘not sufficient’ – Ellis30 June, 2016

Ellis welcomes announcement of investment into Dominick St29 June, 2016

Government must declare a housing emergency – Ellis22 June, 2016

Bin charges freeze ‘not enough’ – Ellis21 June, 2016

Housing crisis will not be solved by familiar Government rhetoric – Ellis14 June, 2016

24 hour mental health crisis support cannot wait – Ellis31 May, 2016

Housing is a right, not a privilege – Ellis28 May, 2016

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