Posts by Seán Crowe TD

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Crowe extends condolences to victims of mosque attacks in New Zealand

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Seán Crowe, has extended his sympathies and condolences to the families of those killed and injured in the attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Deputy Crowe said: “I am horrified at the massacre of Muslims worshiping in two mosques in New Zealand and the rising death toll. […]

Primary care is not delivering because of severe staff shortages – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has challenged the government’s commitment to primary care after his party, Sinn Féin, received new figures showing one in five primary care centres across the State have no General Practitioner. Deputy Seán Crowe said: “The figures release to my colleague and Sinn Féin Health spokesperson, Louise O’Reilly TD, from […]

Increased supports needed for women following ratification of Istanbul Convention – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, welcomed Ireland’s ratification of the Istanbul Convention and has called for greater supports for women facing dangerous and life threatening situations like domestic violence. The Sinn Féin TD said that ratification will mean that extra resources will need to be identified to support vulnerable women, including providing additional women’s […]

Crowe calls for tax breaks for banks to end

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has described AIB’s profits of €1.25 billion as bloated by the sacrifices of Irish taxpayers and that the absurd corporation tax break for banks must end. The Sinn Féin TD said his party has proposed a 25% cap on the losses that can be carried forward coupled with a […]

Applicants for driving tests in Tallaght facing long delays – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has described the time people are waiting time for driving tests as completely unacceptable. The Tallaght test centre now has the highest amount of applicants in the State waiting for their driving test to be scheduled, with over 2,500 people waiting for a test. The Sinn Féin TD is […]

Crowe joins calls for Minister to resign as homelessness reaches all time high

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West Sinn Féin TD, Seán Crowe, has described the unprecedented record high of homelessness across the State as appalling and has called on the Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy, to resign. The January homeless figures published this week show the number of people officially classed as homeless by the Department of Housing has […]

Permanent TSB profits soar as customer loans sold off – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has said that the massive jump in profits made by Permanent TSB has come “largely at the expense of the Irish people and especially the thousands of distressed customers the bank threw under the bus.” The Sinn Féin TD was commenting after PTSB posted a 45 per cent increase […]

Report highlights Government’s abject failings in child and family homelessness

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West Sinn Féin TD, Seán Crowe, has said the annual ‘Report Card’ published by the Children’s Rights Alliance again highlights that the Government is failing in its commitments to end child and family homelessness. The Report Card awarded the government an ‘F’ grade for lack of progress in the area of Child and Family Homelessness […]