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Aengus Ó Snodaigh - Chief Whip and Spokesperson on Defence

Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD is one of two Sinn Féin candidates in the Dublin South Central constituency. He has been re-elected to the Dáil twice since being first elected in 2002. A fluent Irish speaker, Aengus lives in Bluebell with his wife Aisling and children. 

A committed community activist, Aengus has never shied from speaking his mind and being active on local and national issues, including campaigns to abolish water charges and the local property tax, Dearg le Fearg, reinstating the Christmas Bonus and keeping Ballyfermot's De La Salle School open.

He is currently Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Social Protection and Party Whip. Aengus was successful in getting all-party support for his report opposing the downgrading of social welfare payments into a single lowest common denominator payment.

He introduced the first Gender Recognition Bill which successfully led to full gender recognition by the Irish state.

Aengus has been central to drafting and presenting Sinn Féin’s alternative, anti-austerity budgets, as well as publishing major policies on disability rights and opposing JobBridge. He has also introduced several Dáil motions to reverse government Social Welfare cuts effecting the elderly, disabled, lone parents and children in particular.

Statements (798)

Government is ineffective because it lacks vision - Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD20 March, 2017

Ó Snodaigh expresses alarm at gaps in air cover during emergencies16 March, 2017

Fenian Battle of Tallaght to be commemorated – Ó Snodaigh2 March, 2017

Aengus O Snoidaigh TD raises Tesco workers' plight in Dáil and calls for cross party support for Sinn Féin's Industrial Relations’ Bill.21 February, 2017

Deputy Ó Snodaigh raises concerns around defence forces procedures for dealing with bullying16 February, 2017

Cover-up of chemical exposure in Air Corps - Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD16 February, 2017

Ó Snodaigh supports pending court cases being brought by air corps personnel23 January, 2017

Adams to give Keynote at Irish Language event in Dublin2 December, 2016

Request to Defence Minister that Irish navy provide temporary cover for Inis Mór ferry – Ó Snodaigh30 November, 2016

Cuireann Ó Snodaigh fáilte roimh Shlógadh Shinn Féin in mBÁC30 November, 2016

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