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Chris Andrews TD


Chris Andrews

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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: 089 437 9644

E-mail: [email protected]

Post: Leinster House, Kildare Street, Dublin 2

Statements (41)

GAA must remove paywall and keep inclusion at its core - Chris Andrews TD10 May, 2023

Minister for Sport must urge GAA to reverse cashless ticket sales policy - Chris Andrews TD24 February, 2023

Government should engage with GAA to find solution to hosting Katie Taylor’s homecoming fight - Chris Andrews TD2 February, 2023

Delay in publishing report into abuse at St. John’s Ambulance ‘completely unacceptable’ - Chris Andrews TD13 January, 2023

TDs urged to back Sinn Féin legislation to close housing crisis loophole – Chris Andrews TD23 March, 2022

State spends €72,708 a day on transport for South Dublin children rather than providing ASD classes in their communities - Chris Andrews TD20 January, 2022

Suggestion to build white elephant stadium for World Cup bid is absurd - Chris Andrews TD26 November, 2021

Plans to scrap SEAI LED floodlight grant must be reversed - Chris Andrews TD19 November, 2021

Lessons must be learnt from week of stress for sport coaches and volunteers - Chris Andrews TD5 November, 2021

Government has failed to protect fans from ticket touting - Chris Andrews TD27 October, 2021

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