Local Election Candidate for Tallaght Central

Sandra is a qualified specialist in Gender inequality and Social issues, with over 15 years of experience working with women, children and young people of all abilities and backgrounds. This has largely been in education and employment and always through the lense of human rights, social care and, personal development. From these experiences, she has developed a genuine passion for working and advocating for the rights of people.

Originally from Spain (Seville) Sandra holds a Bachelor of Primary Education, specialise in Sports, a Bachelor (Hons) of Psychology-Pedagogy obtained from Cordoba University (Spain) and she is also a qualified Spanish Sign Language Interpreter. In Ireland she completed a Master of Arts Degree in Women and Gender studies, from UCD and a professional Diploma in Creativity, Innovation and Leadership from UCD, Innovation Academy.

Since she moved to Ireland Sandra has worked and volunteered in different well-established organisations working and advocating for the right of women victims of gender violence and migrants. She has also being sited on the board of a Traveller Community in Dublin. Sandra is the co-founder and former chairperson of an organisation Migrant Women United based in Dublin. Sandra is currently managing a project with Refugees and Asylum seekers in a Social Enterprise.

Sandra has a strong belief that education and employment play an important role in empowering people as well as, developing and restoring people’s dignity, likewise she feels very enthusiastic and passionate about this new adventure and is looking forward to working with you.

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13 hours ago

Sandra Ruiz SD

Firhouse-Bohernabreena has been chosen to be the next area for the Council’s landmark participatory budgeting initiative, €300k Have Your Say!
Keep a close eye on our social media channels and website for more information coming soon!
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1 day ago

Sandra Ruiz SD

Urban gardens are an excellent solution to combact the climate change and mental health issues. In Tallaght we have a fantastic project in Tymon Park.

This is a great area sosteining a family park that allows individuals to grow their own organic and fresh product.

#healthyfood
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We had a similar one on Bridgefoot Street, buy the council decided to close it down, despite the garden being very well maintained and children loved gardening. 😐

3 days ago

Sandra Ruiz SD

If you have never been in my beautiful hometown Sevilla, you should check and book your next holidays!

Don't hesitate to contact me if you want some recommendations; if you want to have some work experience get in contact with www.capacityireland.ie/erasmus

Greetings from Sevilla!!
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Someday I'd love to live there

Sevilla Bonita ciudad

3 days ago

Sandra Ruiz SD

Sevilla, the cycling capital of Southern Europe, uses the bike even for street cleaning service .

Greetings from my beautiful hometown
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Sevilla, the cycling capital of Southern Europe, uses the bike even for street cleaning service .Greetings from my beautiful hometown

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Love that city !!

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@Wind_air @sandra_ruizSD @KeitashaLinda @hazechu @SocDems @TBuczkowska @EbunJoseph1 And how far back is DNA testing? How many great, great, great grandparents can u name and know their skin colour? Why r u being taken in by this utter racist rubbish? What r u going to do to everyone who fails ur DNA test?

@Wind_air @sandra_ruizSD @KeitashaLinda @hazechu @SocDems @TBuczkowska @EbunJoseph1 Why don't u test ur own DNA? Irish people are made up of many mainly ethnic groups, shown by this map of religious place of worship diversity in Dublin before the 1798 United Irishman rebellion.

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