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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 (931)

Shambolic unplanned reopening of outdoor events is an insult to musicians & businesses – Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD6 August, 2021

Performing Arts need a clear timeline for reopening and supports to survive – Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD4 August, 2021

Musicians need reopening plan and income security - Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD31 July, 2021

Catherine Martin must explain why Universal Basic Income for artists proposal has been changed into 'working age payment' - Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD28 July, 2021

Léiriú ón gCoimisinéir Teanga gur gá an Bille Teanga a láidriú go mór – Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD21 July, 2021

Minister Martin is making a mess of MEBAS, musicians deserve better – Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD20 July, 2021

Fáiltíonn Sinn Féin roimh an Bille Teanga a bheith ar ais sa Dáil i mí Iúil – Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD2 July, 2021

Leasuithe Shinn Féin ar an mBille Teanga curtha go luath, ach fós ag fanacht ar an Aire Gaeltachta – Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD25 June, 2021

98 Leasuithe curtha ag Sinn Féin ar an mBille Teanga agus tuilleadh le teacht – Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD11 June, 2021

Answers needed on confused preparation and failure to test at pilot live events - Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD11 June, 2021

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