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Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD


Aengus O Snodaigh

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Aengus Ó Snodaigh -
Chief Whip, Spokesperson on Culture, Heritage and Gaeltacht

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 (118)

Minister Martin must explain unacceptable delays on basic income for the arts – Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD27 July, 2022

Polasaí Pleanála & Tithíochta ‘is cuimsithí riamh ag páirtí polaitiúil’ Seolta ag Sinn Féin don Ghaeltacht – Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD8 June, 2022

Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD welcomes UAE move to freeze Kinahan cartel assets22 April, 2022

Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD welcomes US move to impose sanctions on Kinahan crime gang12 April, 2022

Basic income launch a welcome step for artists but clarity needed - Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD5 April, 2022

Tá cur chuige dáiríre ag teastáil chun ligint don Ghaelollscolaíocht bláthú - Rose Conway-Walsh TD & Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD25 March, 2022

Fís agus tacaíochtaí ag teastáil do Ghaillimh mar phríomhchathair dhátheangach agus ealaíon d’Éireann - Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD & Mairéad Farrell TD10 March, 2022

Tá meath agus marbhántacht mar sprioc oifigiúil an Aire Gaeltachta – Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD15 February, 2022

Condolences expressed following the death of Welsh Language Commissioner Aled Roberts - Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD14 February, 2022

Basic income pilot scheme could see disabled artists stripped of supports – Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD14 February, 2022

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