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Dessie Ellis TD


Dessie Ellis

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Dessie Ellis - Spokesperson on Drug addiction

Dessie Ellis is your Sinn Féin TD for Dublin North West. He was first elected to Leinster House in February 2011, after serving as a Dublin City Councillor since 1999. He has worked full-time for the people of the Dublin North West constituency ever since.

Dessie is a lifelong republican and a community activist. He is a qualified technician and was previously as a trade union shop steward. In his constituency of Dublin North West, Dessie works on behalf of local residents to resolve issues related to housing and transport - areas which are under significant threat from the austerity policies of the current government.

Dessie has a strong record of contributions in Dáil Eireann, with his contributions far exceeding that of the average number per TD. Dessie is a member of the Joint Policing Committee, Finglas Safety Forum, Ballymun Safety Forum and the Finglas/Cabra Drugs Task Force. He also regularly attends various tenants, residents and community association meetings as an elected representative for the area.

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)

Minister must intervene to hold more talks on Luas dispute – Ellis14 January, 2016

Government only bringing chaos to A&E – Ellis14 January, 2016

State has abdicated housing responsibilities to private landlords – Ellis21 December, 2015

1500 homeless children will be government legacy on housing – Ellis17 December, 2015

Government spend on council housing construction down 80% under Fine Gael/Labour – Ellis9 December, 2015

Sinn Féin would ensure fairness for renters – Ellis4 December, 2015

Government have ensured higher rents for tenants – Ellis2 December, 2015

Government must act to protect those at risk of homelessness – Ellis1 December, 2015

Sinn Féin to use Private Members Time to move Rent Certainty and Prevention of Homelessness Bill 201530 November, 2015

Modular units are not a solution to social housing shortage – Ellis26 November, 2015

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