Posts by Seán Crowe TD

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Voluntary code for junk food advertisers won’t work – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has said the Department of Health’s new voluntary code for the marketing of junk food to young people is next to useless and doomed to failure. Speaking after the launch of the code this week, the Sinn Féin TD called on the Government to get real with it comes […]

100 years on, struggle for rights and equality is still ongoing – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has said the centenary of women’s suffrage should act as a stark reminder that the struggle for equality for women, and many others in Irish society, remains unfilled. The Sinn Féin TD was speaking after attending events that marked the 100th Anniversary of the Representation of the People Act […]

Ireland tops persistent deprivation scale – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has welcomed the new ESRI survey in relation to the persistent deprivation levels among lone parents and working-age adults with a disability. The ESRI study into deprivation in 11 EU countries between 2004 and 2015 shows a ‘significant gap’ in the rate of deprivation experienced by vulnerable adults in […]

Affordable housing not available or being delivered by this Government – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has said that the Taoiseach’s handling of the affordable housing element of his Government’s housing strategy is a shambles. Since taking office in 2011 Fine Gael have not delivered a single affordable, rental, or purchase home through any Government scheme. Crowe was speaking following a debate prompted by his […]

Seán Crowe TD condemns Turkish attack on Afrin

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Seán Crowe TD, has condemned Turkey’s ground offensive and invasion of Syria, and its attacks on Afrin in north-western Syria. Deputy Seán Crowe said: “Turkey’s military attacks on Afrin, which will cause huge civilian casualties, are wrong and I condemn them. “We have already seen the human rights violations […]

Lack of Government will to tackle trolley crisis ‘failing the public’ – Seán Crowe TD

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South-West Seán Crowe TD has said that the Government’s failure to address the ongoing trolley crises is ‘failing the public’. Speaking tonight, Teachta Crowe said: “I have received information that last Thursday security entered the paediatric ED in Tallaght Hospital and prevented access to an area called ‘the pod’. “Management […]

Flu virus will add to hospital chaos – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has called on the Minister for Health, Simon Harris, to ensure that additional resources are put in place to deal with the very real possibility in a huge increase in patients presenting at hospitals following a dramatic rise in the number of ‘Australian flu’ cases. The Sinn Féin TD […]