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Dessie Ellis TD


Dessie Ellis

Phone: (01) 6183006/Mobile: 0868541941

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Dessie Ellis - Spokesperson on Drug addiction

Dessie was born, raised and educated in Finglas and still lives locally. He has served as a TD for Dublin North West since 2011.  

Before that he served as a Dublin City councillor for almost 12 years. Dessie is a lifelong republican and was incarcerated for almost 10 years for his political beliefs. 

He has spent his most of his life involved in community politics and is currently a member of the Joint Policing Committee, the Finglas Safety Forum, the Ballymun Safety Forum and the Finglas/Cabra Drugs Task Force. 

Dessie has held a number of portfolios during his time in Dáil Éireann. He has been the Sinn Féin spokesperson on Transport and he was also the Sinn Féin spokesperson on Housing.  He is currently the spokesperson on Drugs. 

Dessie has spoken regularly in the Dáil making many contributions in debates on national and local issues such as climate change, the drugs problem, homelessness, housing, health and much more. 

He has brought many motions and issues to the floor of the Dáil including for example proposed legislation on the regulation of scrambler and quad bikes.

He has been involved in many campaigns over the years, most recently he campaigned against the water charges, for marriage equality and for repealing the Eighth Amendment.

Constituency Office details/Clinic times: Full time Constituency office. Open to Public 9.30am to 12.30 pm Monday to Friday and Monday,Wednesday and Friday 2.00 to 4.00pm. 

Axis Centre, Ballymun 6pm to 7pm Thursdays. 


Statements (441)

Metro North decision not good for Dublin or Ireland – Ellis7 November, 2011

Cuts to homelessness services lowest move possible – Ellis27 October, 2011

Action needed to protect homeless people in the face of severe weather – Ellis25 October, 2011

HomeBond must appear before Dáil Committee – Ellis21 October, 2011

Priory Hall residents must be securely housed by State that failed them – Ellis18 October, 2011

Minister must keep Metro North on track – Ellis6 October, 2011

Homelessness not being dealt with by government – Ellis29 September, 2011

Minister Hogan must demand social dividend from NAMA – Ellis13 September, 2011

Ellis supports students’ calls on tenant deposits15 August, 2011

Government cuts have made nurses’ industrial action inevitable – Ellis5 August, 2011

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