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#Dessie Ellis

# dessie-ellis - Friday 29 November, 2019

'It bypasses the democratic process': Eight-storey apartment block approved despite local TDs' concerns
# Finglas
# Finglas

'It bypasses the democratic process': Eight-storey apartment block approved despite local TDs' concerns

Nov 29th 2019, 6:05 AM 18,991 Views 33 Comments

245 apartments are set to be constructed as part of the development on Finglas Road.

# dessie-ellis - Saturday 10 February, 2018

Sinn Féin members were warned of 'disciplinary action' for talking to media without approval
# Rumbling Dispute
# Rumbling Dispute

Sinn Féin members were warned of 'disciplinary action' for talking to media without approval

Feb 10th 2018, 8:15 AM 14,934 Views 71 Comments

Here’s how party HQ has been attempting to keep internal rows out of the headlines.

# dessie-ellis - Monday 5 February, 2018

Ballymun Sinn Féin councillor resigns citing 'orchestrated bullying campaign' in area
# Noeleen Reilly
# Noeleen Reilly

Ballymun Sinn Féin councillor resigns citing 'orchestrated bullying campaign' in area

Feb 5th 2018, 12:50 PM 33,697 Views 14 Comments

Noeleen Reilly said she first raised concerns with the party leadership four years ago.

# dessie-ellis - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Sinn Féin councillor suspended, TD 'censured', following meeting of party board
# Dublin North West
# Dublin North West

Sinn Féin councillor suspended, TD 'censured', following meeting of party board

Feb 4th 2018, 2:24 PM 32,725 Views 146 Comments

The disciplinary measures relate to an ongoing alleged feud between party representatives in north Dublin.

Sinn Féin's Northern policing spokesman filmed removing clamp from car with bolt cutters
# Gerry Kelly
# Gerry Kelly

Sinn Féin's Northern policing spokesman filmed removing clamp from car with bolt cutters

Feb 4th 2018, 8:47 AM 32,152 Views 192 Comments

Gerry Kelly found his car clamped on a Belfast street on Friday morning.

# dessie-ellis - Thursday 23 March, 2017

FG TD feels 'vindicated' after ruling says he didn't defame Sinn Féin TDs in Dáil
# Alan Farrell
# Alan Farrell

FG TD feels 'vindicated' after ruling says he didn't defame Sinn Féin TDs in Dáil

Mar 23rd 2017, 12:57 PM 9,435 Views 27 Comments

The Committee on Procedure ruled that Alan Farrell didn’t breach Dáil privilege.

# dessie-ellis - Thursday 15 December, 2016

'You're going to be shot': Sinn Féin TDs detail death threats received over Brian Stack Dáil row
# Strong Words
# Strong Words

'You're going to be shot': Sinn Féin TDs detail death threats received over Brian Stack Dáil row

Dec 15th 2016, 3:33 PM 16,911 Views 99 Comments

Dessie Ellis said he’s passed on the threatening letters to the gardaí.

# dessie-ellis - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Fine Gael TD insists he is not linking Sinn Féin deputies to Brian Stack murder
# Investigation
# Investigation

Fine Gael TD insists he is not linking Sinn Féin deputies to Brian Stack murder

Dec 8th 2016, 10:57 AM 9,919 Views 154 Comments

Alan Farrell said he was merely calling on Sinn Féin deputies to make a statement.

# dessie-ellis - Friday 25 November, 2016

Regulations to crack down on Dublin rickshaw drivers could be on the way soon
# Wheelpolitik
# Wheelpolitik

Regulations to crack down on Dublin rickshaw drivers could be on the way soon

Nov 25th 2016, 7:01 AM 17,048 Views 49 Comments

Transport Minister Shane Ross said discussions have recently taken place between Dublin City Council and the National Transport Authority.

# dessie-ellis - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

NCT inspector apparently refused to test car because there were dog hairs in it
# Really Pawful
# Really Pawful

NCT inspector apparently refused to test car because there were dog hairs in it

Nov 11th 2015, 1:55 PM 26,209 Views 87 Comments

A TD made the claim in the Dáil today.

# dessie-ellis - Thursday 20 August, 2015

'Every time Alan Kelly picks up the phone to a journalist, the Irish Water policy changes'
# Leave It Grant
# Leave It Grant

'Every time Alan Kelly picks up the phone to a journalist, the Irish Water policy changes'

Aug 20th 2015, 1:14 PM 21,515 Views 164 Comments

The government – and particularly Alan Kelly – are getting hammered over the latest controversy.

# dessie-ellis - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Why John Delaney has been ringing around TDs in the last few days...
# On The Blower
# On The Blower

Why John Delaney has been ringing around TDs in the last few days...

Jun 9th 2015, 10:45 PM 27,030 Views 55 Comments

The FAI chief executive has been on the phone to discuss a possible appearance before the Oireachtas Transport and Communications Committee.

# dessie-ellis - Sunday 3 May, 2015

Are taxi drivers at greater risk of being robbed? We asked some to find out
# Thieves
# Thieves

Are taxi drivers at greater risk of being robbed? We asked some to find out

May 3rd 2015, 8:30 PM 20,650 Views 37 Comments

One Sinn Féin TD thinks taxi signs get attention from “undesirables”.

# dessie-ellis - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Sinn Féin's Dublin chair steps down after row over candidate selection
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

Sinn Féin's Dublin chair steps down after row over candidate selection

Apr 29th 2015, 7:00 PM 25,036 Views 81 Comments

Eamonn Nolan temporarily stepped down from his role following a row over the addition of a second candidate in Dublin North-West. The matter is now subject of an internal investigation.

# dessie-ellis - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Mary Lou says Alan Kelly has her 'quaking in her stilettos'
# Sarcasm Alert
# Sarcasm Alert

Mary Lou says Alan Kelly has her 'quaking in her stilettos'

Mar 7th 2015, 1:08 PM 23,551 Views 232 Comments

Meanwhile, a Syrizan minister got TWO standing ovations at Sinn Féin’s Ard Fheis.

# dessie-ellis - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

'If children are being left without a home, what are any of us doing here?'
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

'If children are being left without a home, what are any of us doing here?'

Sep 23rd 2014, 8:50 PM 14,074 Views 60 Comments

TDs have been debating a Sinn Féín-proposed motion on homelessness.

# dessie-ellis - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Watch: Gerry Adams talks the Seanad, Dáil reform and Budget 2014
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Watch: Gerry Adams talks the Seanad, Dáil reform and Budget 2014

Sep 14th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,263 Views 87 Comments

The Sinn Féin president says that his party will “ferociously argue” against budget measures that would “heap the burden” on families and carers.

# dessie-ellis - Friday 13 September, 2013

'I can't kiss you on the lips': Little talk of Seanad as Gerry Adams canvasses in Dublin
# Seanad Referendum
# Seanad Referendum

'I can't kiss you on the lips': Little talk of Seanad as Gerry Adams canvasses in Dublin

Sep 13th 2013, 12:34 PM 13,114 Views 180 Comments

The Sinn Féin president was popular as he walked the streets this morning but people were more interested in getting their picture with him than discussing the upper house.

# dessie-ellis - Friday 14 June, 2013

There are 7 new homeless people in Dublin everyday
# Homeless
# Homeless

There are 7 new homeless people in Dublin everyday

Jun 14th 2013, 7:30 AM 6,277 Views 15 Comments

Dublin City Council Homeless section says 2.5 people will exit homelessness every day.

# dessie-ellis - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

94 people will be sleeping rough on Dublin's streets tonight
# Sleeping Rough
# Sleeping Rough

94 people will be sleeping rough on Dublin's streets tonight

May 28th 2013, 8:03 PM 9,416 Views 60 Comments

It’s a 28 per cent increase in the number of people sleeping rough when compared to April last year.

# dessie-ellis - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Aaron McKenna: This apology for Jerry McCabe’s death should not be slated
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: This apology for Jerry McCabe’s death should not be slated

Feb 2nd 2013, 7:45 AM 176 Views 175 Comments

You may not agree with Sinn Féin, but criticising Gerry Adams for apologising is pure political point-scoring.

# dessie-ellis - Saturday 29 December, 2012

Fine Gael, Sinn Féin in war of words over Dessie Ellis claims
# 1982 State Papers
# 1982 State Papers

Fine Gael, Sinn Féin in war of words over Dessie Ellis claims

Dec 29th 2012, 4:03 PM 9,003 Views 111 Comments

FG chairman Charlie Flanagan said Dessie Ellis’s refusal to discuss British claims that he was involved in IRA murders were “utterly disgraceful”.

# dessie-ellis - Friday 28 December, 2012

Sinn Féin TD Dessie Ellis rejects allegations of involvement in 50 IRA murders
# State Papers
# State Papers

Sinn Féin TD Dessie Ellis rejects allegations of involvement in 50 IRA murders

Dec 28th 2012, 12:42 PM 21,654 Views 240 Comments

A newly-released British document claims that Ellis was involved in the murder of 50 people by the IRA in the north and south during the Troubles but he has rejected these claims.

# dessie-ellis - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

TD says state must cover cost of pyrite damage
# Pyrite
# Pyrite

TD says state must cover cost of pyrite damage

Oct 3rd 2012, 4:38 PM 6,419 Views 54 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Dessie Ellis said the state allowed regulations which failed to stop contamination and failed to legislate to protect people.

# dessie-ellis - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

May 29th 2012, 7:58 PM 3,907 Views 0 Comments

Your essential round-up of the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Attempted eviction postponed after Sinn Féin TD intervenes
# Eviction
# Eviction

Attempted eviction postponed after Sinn Féin TD intervenes

May 29th 2012, 4:09 PM 13,668 Views 146 Comments

Dessie Ellis intervened in an attempted eviction of a woman and her daughter from their council house in north Dublin after a dispute over rent arrears.

# dessie-ellis - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Dáil returns for new year with wages on the agenda
# Dáil
# Dáil

Dáil returns for new year with wages on the agenda

Jan 11th 2012, 7:59 AM 2,215 Views 20 Comments

A controversial bill on agency workers is on the table today – but one TD has warned his peers to keep things in perspective…

# dessie-ellis - Thursday 15 December, 2011

Opposition TDs outline plans for Household Charge boycott
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Opposition TDs outline plans for Household Charge boycott

Dec 15th 2011, 7:35 AM 4,036 Views 214 Comments

Socialists and others have outlined a campaign where they will urge 1.6 million households not to register for the charge.

# dessie-ellis - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

Sinn Féin TD and independents say they won’t pay household charge
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Sinn Féin TD and independents say they won’t pay household charge

Dec 14th 2011, 9:05 PM 4,650 Views 97 Comments

Over half-a-dozen TDs say they will not pay the €100 tax when it comes into effect in the New Year with a number of Sinn Féin deputies considering their options.

# dessie-ellis - Sunday 27 February, 2011

The Half Hour Fix: 12.30am
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Hour Fix: 12.30am

Feb 27th 2011, 12:28 AM 1,031 Views 0 Comments

Every hour – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.