Gino Kenny TD

Solidarity People Before Profit TD

Gino Kenny was first elected in the 2009 local elections and worked as a care worker until 2016. Having been a councillor for seven years, he was elected as a TD in the 2016 general election. His family moved to Clondalkin in 1979 where he still lives.  Gino has achieved a lot during his tenure so far.  He has:

  • Introduced legislation to legalise Medical Cannabis and led the successful national campaign resulting in a change in the law
  • Led the fight against Water Charges in the community and in the Dail
  • Been central to the local Together for Yes group which won a Woman’s Right to Choose
  • Organised rallies to defend people’s right to housing and is campaigning to Build Public Homes on Public Land. Gino has helped hundreds of constituents on issues such as housing, welfare and health care access
  • Worked with local horse owners to get a state-of-the-art Clondalkin Equine Centre in Ballyowen Park
  • Worked to highlight health issues such as fibromyalgia, endometriosis and access to medicines like Spinraza
  • Supported workers taking strike actions such as Nurses, Lloyd’s Pharmacy and Greyhound workers
  • Campaigned for increased public transport and saved the 69 bus in Rathcoole
  • Fought for better community facilities through local planning
  • Continued to campaign for increased services and school places for children with special needs

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