Profile: Gino Kenny(AAA–PBP)

Dublin Mid-West: Fourth TD elected of four

Joe Higgins, Socialist Party,  with   Gino Kenny, People Before Profit

Joe Higgins, Socialist Party, with Gino Kenny, People Before Profit

 

Gino Kenny(AAA-PBP) is the first TD to be elected from Neilstown, one of the most deprived areas in the State. He has been a People Before Profit councillor on South Dublin County Council since 2009. He ran in the 2011 general election and won just under 6 per cent of first preference votes. He is well regarded in the area, particularly for his work with young people. He lives in the Neilstown area since 1979, coming originally from the Islandbridge flats in Dublin 8. He works part-time as a carer, as well as his work as a councillor.