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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 (940)

To tackle gangland crime we must tackle drugs – Ó Snodaigh18 November, 2008

Ó Snodaigh gives cautious welcome to draft Covert Surveillance Bill18 November, 2008

Ó Snodaigh tables amendment to Private Members’ Motion on Gangland Crime18 November, 2008

Funding cut for National Drugs Strategy while use of crack cocaine increases – Ó Snodaigh18 November, 2008

Israeli blockade has left people of Gaza without food14 November, 2008

Government must review allocation to Dublin Drugs Task Forces – Ó Snodaigh14 November, 2008

Ó Snodaigh outlines practical crime fighting measure which Government must take13 November, 2008

Half of Gaza without power as Israeli blockade continues – Ó Snodaigh10 November, 2008

Siege of Gaza must be lifted immediately – Ó Snodaigh9 November, 2008

Tribunal of Inquiry Bill will jeopardise future tribunals – Ó Snodaigh6 November, 2008

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