Posts by Seán Crowe TD

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Sinn Féin supports Occupied Territories Bill – Seán Crowe TD

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Seán Crowe TD, has detailed Sinn Féin’s continued support for the Occupied Territories Bill. The Bill, which seeks to prohibit the import and sale of goods, services and natural resources originating in illegal settlements in occupied territories, was introduced by Senator Francis Black and was moved at second stage […]

Two tier pay structure for school secretaries must end – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has said the unacceptable two tier pay structure for school secretaries cannot be allowed to continue. The Sinn Féin TD was commenting following representations made from school secretary representatives who are campaigning to address the pay discrepancies and work anomalies. Deputy Seán Crowe said: “Roughly 10% of the 3,500 […]

Irish Government wholly unprepared for no deal Brexit – Seán Crowe TD

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s Foreign Affairs spokesperson, Seán Crowe TD, has criticised the government over their unpreparedness for a no deal Brexit. Deputy Seán Crowe said: “The government’s no deal Brexit plan can be summed up in one sentence approach: leave it to the EU and let the markets decide. This is the same logic it used […]

Rebuilding Ireland Home Loans not delivering for applicants – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has called on the Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy, to reform the Rebuilding Ireland Home Loans scheme after it was revealed that of the 1,317 loans approved in the third quarter of 2018, only 155 have been drawn down, or just 11.8% of those approved. The Sinn Féin TD […]

Seán Crowe TD raises Leyla Güven’s hunger strike in the Dáil

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Seán Crowe TD, raised the ongoing hunger strike of Leyla Güven, an imprisoned MP for the pro-Kurdish HDP party in Turkey, in the Dáil. Leyla Güven has been on hunger strike in a Turkish prison against her unjust detention since 8 November and she is now in a critical […]

Crowe Calls for Mental Health Services for Homeless to Be Addressed

by Seán Crowe TD

Crowe Calls for Mental Health Services for Homeless to Be Addressed Dublin South West TD Seán Crowe has called for the Mental Health Support services for homeless to be addressed and resourced.  Crowe was speaking after the launch of the Homelessness and Mental Health “Voices of Experience” report which found not surprisingly that severe mental health […]

Crowe Calls Minister for Health to End Speech & Language Delay

by Seán Crowe TD

Crowe Calls Minister for Health to End Speech & Language Delay Dublin South West TD Seán Crowe has called on the Minister for Health Simon Harris to prioritise and address the long waiting list for children with profound needs in accessing speech and language supports. There is currently a 42 month delay in the   Dublin […]

Government Homeless Plans Not Delivering

by Seán Crowe TD

Government Homeless Plans Not Delivering   Dublin South West TD Seán Crowe has described the November Homeless Figures as deeply worrying after the latest breakdown shows yet another significant increase in adult, child and family homelessness. Crowe said it was further evidence that the government’s lack of ambition and their tinkering around the edges the […]

Clarity needed on Fallout from Collapse of Qudos Insurance Says Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Clarity needed on Fallout from Collapse of Qudos Insurance Says Crowe   Dublin South West TD Seán Crowe has said the collapse of the Danish-regulated Insurance Company Qudos needs to be explained and some greater clarity given to the over 1,544 of its claimants and Irish motoring public. Crowe said Qudos cannot be allowed to […]