Jimmy Dignam

Dublin North West

Jimmy Dignam is an anti-austerity activist and has been active in socialist politics for many years. He is a member of the Campaign Against the Household and Water Taxes, and is active in Right2Water.

Jimmy is a member of the Unite union’s Youth Committee and has been involved in many campaigns including ‘Work Must Pay’ against the Jobbridge intern scheme, Defend Blanchardstown Hospital and the recently established Ballymun-Finglas Housing Action group.

Jimmy is 29 years old and recently married. He works with a fruit and vegetable delivery company based on cooperative principles, and is a member of Bohemian Football Club. His priorities are access to quality housing, public services, and employment for all, repealing the 8th amendment and scrapping the water tax.

Jimmy will only take the average industrial wage if elected.