Posts by Seán Crowe TD

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Cost of living must be front and centre in Budget 2023

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has demanded that Budget 2023 be a recognition by Government of the enormous pressures on workers and families and that the response is targeted and sensible measures that will give some relief from mounting costs and spiralling inflation. Speaking ahead of today’s Cost of Living Coalition […]

Crowe calls for new driving test centre in south Dublin

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has called for a new driving test centre for south Dublin in the Dáil today in response to the more than ten thousand people waiting on a test in the Tallaght testing centre. Teachta Crowe said: “The inability of people to access a driving test in […]

Nitrous Oxide ‘a very real danger to young people’

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said that Nitrous Oxide is an all too present drug in your communities that is often allowed to slip under the radar when it comes to substance abuse prevention and supports. Teachta Crowe is currently drafting a bill to ban the sale of Nitrous Oxide […]

Government failing people in need of emergency social welfare payments

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has warned that the government is failing people who need emergency social welfare payments, amid severe delays. Teachta Crowe was responding to new information from the Department of Social Protection that shows 95% of emergency payment applications to the Department are taking between 5 and 8 […]

Over 3,000 children waiting on assessment for disability services in CHO7

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said that the fact that over three thousand children are waiting on an Assessment of Need for disability services in the CHO7 area which covers south Dublin, Kildare, and West Wicklow, is proof positive that this Government has utterly abandoned its responsibility towards our children. […]

Crowe welcomes expanded Intensive Care Unit in Tallaght Hospital

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has welcomed the expansion of the ICU in Tallaght University Hospital, saying that the addition of 12 beds and advanced diagnostic equipment is a major boost to the hospital and its ability to serve the wider community. Teachta Crowe called on the Government to follow through […]

Urgent action needed on school uniform costs

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has called for urgent action to cut school uniform costs, saying that it would make a real difference in cutting costs for families here in Dublin South West and ensuring they get a much-needed break from the cost of living crisis. Teachta Crowe said: “School uniform […]

Supersize primary school classes must go

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe says that figures showing that there were 142 primary school classes across the South Dublin County Council area that had 30 pupils or more during the academic year 2021-2022 underline the need for increased investment in our education system in the upcoming budget. SDCC represented the […]

Sinn Féin extend solidarity to Cuba in wake of oil facility fire

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin would like to extend its solidarity to the Cuban people after a massive fire at the Matanzas oil facility. Teachta Crowe, a member of the Oireachtas Parliamentary Friendship Group with Cuba, has called on the Government and the Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney to provide whatever aid they could in the aftermath […]