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Aengus Ó Snodaigh

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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 (791)

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

Ó Snodaigh challenges government to oppose European Defence Fund30 November, 2016

Government running scared of allowing people to have a say on Irish neutrality – Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh24 November, 2016

Ó Snodaigh urges support for Neutrality Bill21 November, 2016

Government Ministers should honour their pass commitments and support Neutrality Bill – Ó Snodaigh18 November, 2016

Rejection of Lá na Poblachta ‘a lack of respect for men and women of 1916’ – Ó Snodaigh10 November, 2016

Defence Minister’s double standards over anti-malaria drug Lariam – Ó Snodaigh10 November, 2016

Minister challenged to explain Irish involvement in training Malian Armed Forces accused of war crimes9 November, 2016

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