Posts by Seán Crowe TD

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Crowe dismisses peak time travel ban proposal

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has dismissed a suggestion that Travel Pass holders be banned from using public transport during the rush hour. The Sinn Féin TD was responding to reports that the Secretary General of the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, Robert Watt, floated an idea to ban holders of the free […]

Thousands on waiting list to see a dermatologist in Tallaght Hospital

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has described figures he has received from the Minister for Health Simon Harris regarding waiting times to see a Dermatologist in Tallaght University Hospital as ‘disturbing and dangerous.’ The Sinn Féin TD had asked Minister Harris if a 12 month waiting period for a local constituent to see a […]

Crowe welcomes McDonald’s decision to replace plastic straws

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West Sinn Féin TD, Seán Crowe, has welcomed the decision by McDonald’s fast food chain in Ireland to replace plastic straws in Ireland and said that people power and vocal complaints from customers was the deciding factor in the company making the decision. The GAA have also the banned their use in Croke […]

Crowe in call for fresh inquest into Stardust fire

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West Sinn Féin TD, Seán Crowe, has backed calls by the Stardust Relatives and Victims Committee for a fresh inquest into the deaths of 48 people at the Stardust nightclub in Artane in 1981. Speaking at the launch of a postcard campaign outside Leinster House, Deputy Crowe said: “The original inquest into the […]

Crowe welcomes historic deal in Greece and Macedonia name dispute

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s Foreign Affairs spokesperson, Seán Crowe TD, has welcomed the historic deal between the Governments of Greece and Macedonia to finally end the 27 year old name dispute between the two countries. When the former Yugoslavia collapsed, Greece objected to the name Macedonia for the new republic being established on its northern borders because […]

Crowe welcomes Croke Park plastic ban initiative

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has welcomed the news that the GAA will ban plastic straws and other single use plastics from Croke Park and he said more initiatives like this are needed from business, cultural, sporting and Government. The Sinn Féin TD pointed out that plastic fibre pollution is out of control and […]

Hospital trolley count figures highlight broken system – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West Sinn Fein TD, Seán Crowe, has described the unprecedented Trolley Watch figures released by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO), which show over 50,000 patients on trolleys, as further proof that the current health system is broken. Deputy Seán Crowe said: “The Trolley Watch figures released by the INMO for May […]

Fraudulent birth registrations by adoption agency are criminal – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has said that another scandal involving religious orders is deeply disturbing but part of a pattern of widespread neglect, cruelty, abuse, and criminality that needs to be uncovered and face the full rigour of the law. The Sinn Féin TD said that the latest information emerging confirms that the […]

Three year wait for speech and language therapy is unacceptable- Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has described a three year waiting time for speech and language therapy for a partially deaf child from his constituency  as cruel and unacceptable. The child’s parents were informed by HSE officials in Chamber’s House Tallaght that their little girl would have to wait up to three years for […]