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03 Nov 2009

Opposition parties criticise Bord Snip recommendations | Student Smart

An article about Aengus O Snodaigh seen on studentsmart.ie/blog

His view was echoed by Sinn Fein TD Aengus O'Snodaigh, who said the Government and the author of the report, Colm McCarthy, are out of touch with reality. Update: Finance Minister Brian Lenihan has appealed to the public to avoid …... Continue reading »

21 Jul 2009

Matt Carthy: Louise Minihan Leaves Sinn Féin

An article about Aengus O Snodaigh seen on mattcarthy.blogspot.com

(Louise with SF members including Aengus O'Snodaigh just 5 weeks ago). The people I feel angry for are the local Sinn Féin members in Ballyfermot and the wider Dublin South Central constituency. Their task of holding onto the Dáil seat …... Continue reading »

17 Jul 2009

Opposition parties criticise Bord Snip recommendations | Student Smart

An article about Aengus O Snodaigh seen on studentsmart.ie/blog

His view was echoed by Sinn Fein TD Aengus O'Snodaigh, who said the Government and the author of the report, Colm McCarthy, are out of touch with reality. Update: Finance Minister Brian Lenihan has appealed to the public to avoid …... Continue reading »

11 Dec 2008

'Deal is already done' on Lisbon rerun – Peoples Republic Of Cork …

An article about Aengus O Snodaigh seen on peoplesrepublicofcork.com/forums

Sinn Fein's Aengus O Snodaigh claimed the Government was intent on getting people to “keep voting until you get the correct answer”, while Roger Cole of the Peace and Neutrality Alliance (PANA) claimed a constitutional challenge was ... Continue reading »

21 Jul 2008

Dublin juge les propos de Sarközy insultants

An article about Aengus O Snodaigh seen on gaelle.hautetfort.com

nous avons entendu toute une série de dirigeants européens essayer de nous intimider et de nous forcer à faire ce qu'ils veulent”, s'est insurgé le porte-parole de Sinn Féin pour les questions internationales, Aengus O Snodaigh. ... Continue reading »

08 Jun 2008

Dublin and Louth fans urged ‘Don’t Score an Own Goal!’

An article about Aengus O Snodaigh seen on ograshinnfein.blogspot.com

Ógra Shinn Féin activists where joined by Dublin’s Aengus O’Snodaigh TD and Mary Lou McDonald MEP and Louth’s Arthur Morgan TD and Cllr Tomas Sharkey outside Croke Park today, to urge GAA fans, ‘Don’t score an own goal, vote No! ... Continue reading »

28 May 2008

Vote NO To Lisbon

An article about Aengus O Snodaigh seen on joancollins.wordpress.com

Aengus O’Snodaigh TD Sinn Fein. Cllr Ruairi McGinley Fine Gael. Cllr Joan Collins Ind Socialist. All welcome. Independent Socialist Councillor Joan Collins has condemned the Lisbon treaty as a confidence trick by the European business ... Continue reading »

20 May 2008

Labour blasts SF 'Plan B' assurances if public vote No

An article about Aengus O Snodaigh seen on fenian32.livejournal.com

Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams launching his party's 'No to Lisbon' campaign yesterday in front of Leinster House, flanked by Aengus O Snodaigh, Caoimhghin O Caolain, Mary Lou McDonald and campaign director Padraig McLochlainn. ... Continue reading »

14 May 2008

National Youth Forum on Drugs – Come along!

An article about Aengus O Snodaigh seen on ograshinnfein.blogspot.com

schemes that deals with the affects of drugs on a daily basis, and Aengus O’Snodaigh TD who is an energetic Sinn Féin and community campaigner, and also the author of Sinn Féin's document on drugs “Empowering Communities”. ... Continue reading »

06 May 2008

Sinn Féin Bigwigs Attend Bobby Sands Memorial Dinner

An article about Aengus O Snodaigh seen on gubuwire.com

One person who didn’t stay for the after-dinner céilidh was Dublin TD Aengus O’Snodaigh: “Tá Bobby Sands mo hero growing up. Bhí sé really cool,” he told reporters as he left. “Anois, tá me ag still ocras, I’m going to Abrakebabra . ... Continue reading »

08 Apr 2008

Shinners' lack of respect for Army

An article about Aengus O Snodaigh seen on independent.ie/opinion/letters

Speaking in the Dail debate on the EU Lisbon Reform Treaty, Sinn Fein spokesperson Aengus O Snodaigh referred to the participation of the Irish defence forces in the UN mandated and EU-led peacekeeping mission to Chad as a “military ... Continue reading »

21 Feb 2008

Ball’s in FF’s Court

An article about Aengus O Snodaigh seen on vjoarline.wordpress.com

South West and saw Aengus O Snodaigh elected without reaching the quota after a struggle in Dublin South Central. Its grand hopes for Mary Lou McDonald in Dublin Central collapsed after she received 1800 fewer votes than Nicky Keogh won ... Continue reading »

18 Feb 2008

News Reports On Our Protest At The Minister For Health Offices

An article about Aengus O Snodaigh seen on clondalkinsinnfein.blogspot.com

The party is claiming the hospital has been left in limbo since the announcement last year to build a new Central Paediatric Hospital at the Mater Hospital. Dublin South Central TD Aengus O'Snodaigh says Minister Harney needs to be ... Continue reading »

08 Feb 2008

Sinn Féin and the Lisbon Treaty

An article about Aengus O Snodaigh seen on gaskinbalrog.blogspot.com

We need people like Dáil leader Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin, Senator Pearse Doherty, Aengus O Snodaigh TD, and Dublin MEP Mary Lou McDonald to be leading this campaign. The Northern members of the leadership need to take a serious step back on ... Continue reading »

23 Nov 2006

Diary of a Delmage Park resident

Seen on The Limerick Blogger

Maurice sent this in from an anonymous resident living in Delmage Park. It gives a good picture of what the people of the area have to put up with on an almost daily basis. I live in Delmege Park with my partner and young family. We are an ordinary family, who have never been involved in crime and have no associations with those involved in the ... Continue reading »


Who is Aengus O Snodaigh?

Party: Sinn Féin

Constituency: Dublin South-Central

Aengus Ó Snodaigh was re-elected in May 2007 for the second time to the Dáil. A Dubliner and Irish language speaker, he attended school at Scoil Lorcáin and Coláiste Eoin, before studying at University College Dublin (UCD). He is a Sinn Féin Teachta Dála for Dublin South Central and was first elected at the 2002 general election. He is currently the Sinn Féin Chief Whip in Leinster House and is spokesperson on Housing, Justice, Equality and International Affairs. He was previously the Sinn Féin representative on the National Forum on Europe and the party’s spokesperson on the Nice Treaty. He was a member of the Dáil Committee on Procedures and Privileges and the Committee on European Affairs in the 29th Dáil.

Ó Snodaigh joined Sinn Féin while at university UCD, where he was active in student politics, in 1983. He completed a Bachelor of Arts in History and Geography, and a Higher Diploma in Education. Having secured his teaching degree, he went on to teach at secondary level and as a literacy teacher in Dublin’s inner city. He is also the editor of Fealsúnacht, Feall agus Fuil which is a collection of historical essays concentrating on the 1798 Rebellion and several pamphlets on aspects of Irish republican history. He is a member of the board of the Ireland Institute, aimed at promoting discussion on Irish republicanism, culture and heritage which restored the Pearse brothers birthplace and original family home at 27 Pearse Street, Dublin, and joint editor of the Institute’s journal, The Republic.

A Sinn Féin and community campaigner was first elected to Dáil in 2002, having contested a Dáil election in 1987 first and a by-election in the Dublin South-Central constituency in 1999. He has been a member of the Sinn Féin national executive, the Ard Chomhairle, for many years, and has been on the Dublin executive of the party since 1985 and was part of the party’s negotiations team during the unfolding peace process.

-Excerpt from Wikipedia page for Aengus O Snodaigh

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