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Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD


Aengus O Snodaigh

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Aengus Ó Snodaigh -Spokesperson on Gaeilge, the Gaeltacht, Arts and Culture

Aengus Ó Snodaigh is the Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South Central. He has been elected to the Dáil since being first elected in 2002. A fluent Irish speaker, Aengus lives in Bluebell with his wife Aisling and their 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 Gaeilge, the Gaeltacht, Arts and Culture. 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 (131)

Full capacity of Irish Coastguard and other agencies must be used during Covid-19 to ensure safety of everyone – Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD1 May, 2020

Chief of Staff must immediately inform affected Defence Forces members that UN missions rotations are being halted - Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD15 April, 2020

Defence forces need certainty on duration of overseas deployments during Covid 19 health emergency – Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD31 March, 2020

Closure of Community Lifesaving Air Ambulance an absolute disgrace28 March, 2020

Defence Forces have to receive available allowances during Coroanvirus crisis – Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD27 March, 2020

Moneylending practices need to be reined in during Coronavirus crisis – Aengus Ó Snodaigh25 March, 2020

Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD reiterates call for formal investigation into chemical exposure on Air Corps Personnel5 February, 2020

Aengus Ó Snodaigh and Fintan Warfield publish Sinn Féin manifesto for Culture, Arts and Heritage31 January, 2020

A Sinn Féin Government would strengthen pay and conditions for Defence Forces – Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD27 January, 2020

Lariam breakthrough 'a victory for peace-keepers' - Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD12 January, 2020

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