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Chris Andrews TD


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Chris has been actively involved in community development work in the Dublin Bay South constituency for over sixteen years, working with residents associations, environmental groups, charities and local community projects. 

He is an active member of a number of local sports clubs and is a founding member of the ‘Friends of the Grand Canal’ and a volunteer team leader with the ‘Inner City Helping Homeless’ group.

Chris has been involved in international activism since his teenage years and has long campaigned on matters relating to overseas aid and development, inequality and injustice throughout the world. He has been particularly active on matters relating to Palestine, Tibet, Nicaragua and Gambia.

Chris topped the poll in the 2014 elections to Dublin City Council for the Pembroke-South Dock area and was first elected to the Council in 1999 to represent the Pembroke electoral area. 

He is a member of the Council’s Housing Committee and the South Inner City Drugs Task Force. Chris previously served as a TD from 2007 until 2011 and was convenor of the Dáil’s Finance Committee. He holds a BA in Community and Youth Work from NUI Maynooth.

Contact details:

Phone: 087-2851515

E-mail: [email protected]

Post: Leinster House, Kildare Street, Dublin 2

Statements (22)

Sinn Féin TDs introduce legislation to ban accent discrimination in the workplace - Chris Andrews TD and Violet-Anne Wynne TD26 January, 2021

Irish athletes who hope to complete at the Olympics deserve equal treatment - Chris Andrews TD21 December, 2020

Sporting bodies must be treated equally by government - Chris Andrews TD7 December, 2020

Banishing players' families from FAI Cup and All-Ireland finals would be a cold move - Chris Andrews TD4 December, 2020

Increase in pupil-teacher ratio at Rathmines school “truly reckless” - Chris Andrews TD22 October, 2020

HSE must take urgent action to safeguard the residents of St. Mary's Care Centre - Chris Andrews TD22 September, 2020

Chris Andrews TD wishes Shamrock Rovers well ahead of game with AC Milan17 September, 2020

Andrews submits bill aiming to close loophole on social housing exemption for large developments11 September, 2020

Time for FAI to pay male and female international footballers equally - Chris Andrews TD5 September, 2020

Sporting organisations shouldn’t have to take the fall for government failures - Chris Andrews TD19 August, 2020

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