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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 (941)

Ó Snodaigh opposes appointment of Gallagher as Chairperson of Garda Ombudsman Commission5 March, 2009

Molann Sinn Féin méadú in úsáid na Gaeilge san Oireachtas5 March, 2009

Ó Snodaigh calls on Government to guarantee future of Dial to Stop Drug Dealing phone-line3 March, 2009

Minister confirms end of Dial to Stop Drug Dealing campaign just five months after launching it – Ó Snodaigh27 February, 2009

Almost one person a day died from drugs in eight years to 2005 - Ó Snodaigh25 February, 2009

Aengus ó'Snodaig T.D. Speaks on Palestine21 February, 2009

Ó Snodaigh calls for Dublin South by-election date3 February, 2009

Government delay in publishing Stardust report unforgivable – Ó Snodaigh3 February, 2009

Ó Snodaigh calls for scrapping of Home Choice Loan Scheme3 February, 2009

Ógra Shinn Féin joins National Youth Council in calling for Voting @ 1628 January, 2009

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