Posts by Seán Crowe TD

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Block on Warm Home Scheme works ‘shortsighted and potentially harmful’

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has branded the cessation of home improvement works under the SEAI’s Warmth and Wellbeing Scheme as “shortsighted and potentially harmful coming into the Winter months”, citing the whole reason behind the scheme is to improve the living conditions of those with chronic respiratory condition, such as […]

Right time to increase ICU bed capacity was 10 years ago

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has accused the Government of failing to prepare for any stress on the critical care network of the Health Service, let alone COVID. His comments come after Professor Paul Ridgway of Tallaght University Hospital confirmed on RTÉ’s News at One programme that 13 of the 14 […]

Full PUP payments must be reinstated as lockdowns go on

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has called on the government to reverse cuts to the Pandemic Unemployment Payments, saying that, as lockdowns continue and see businesses closed, workers and businesses deserve clarity and support as they face these hugely challenging circumstances Teachta Crowe said: “With Dublin facing the strong possibility of […]

Attacks on Postal Workers must stop

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has condemned the latest in an escalating series of attacks on postal workers in the area. An attack yesterday in Tallaght resulted in the hospitalisation of a worker and the theft of an An Post van and its contents. Teachta Crowe said: “This is just the […]

Winter Plan must increase our ICU bed capacity

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Fein TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe TD has said that the Government’s Winter Plan for the Health Service must include a focussed investment in Intensive Care Unit beds and that these beds must be permanent, not just wheeled out until the COVID crisis passes. Teachta Crowe said: “The Government’s Winter Plan for […]

Tallaght Children’s Hospital could play a huge role in tackling waiting lists

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said that the current attempts to downgrade Tallaght Children’s Hospital and leave it as little more than a bruises and bandages centre is shortsighted and neglects the very real impact that Tallaght could have in tackling children’s waiting lists for procedures. Teachta Crowe said: “The […]

Tallaght Hospital paediatric unit must be fully reopened – Seán Crowe TD

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has written to the Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly after Tallaght Hospital’s paediatric unit reopened on Monday without a surgical consultation facility. This means that Tallaght is unable to serve seriously ill or injured children who will have to be diverted to other hospitals as a […]

Leaving Cert students must not fall prey to a postcode lottery

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has called on Minister for Education Norma Foley to publish the system by which the predicted grades of the Leaving Certificate will be calculated, saying that it is imperative that the predicted grading does not negatively affect students on the basis of socio-economic background. Teachta Crowe […]