Posts by Seán Crowe TD

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Trolley crisis No Relief Soon

by Seán Crowe TD

Trolley Crisis No Relief Soon Dublin South West TD Seán Crowe has described the news that a 92 year old was left on a chair in the Emergency Department of the Mater Hospital for over 24 hours as another scandal that demeans us all. Crowe said that without any new plans or new approaches that […]

Sweetheart Deal with Banks Results in €117m Loss to Exchequer

by Seán Crowe TD

Sweetheart Deal with Banks Results in €117m Loss to Exchequer 6th September, 2018 Dublin South West TD Seán Crowe has said a sweetheart deal with the Banks has resulted in 117 million euro losses to the Exchequer and has called on the government to end the corporation tax holiday for the bailed out banks. “Crowe […]

Hospital Trolley Crisis Set to Increase says Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Hospital Trolley Crisis Set to Increase says Crowe   Dublin South West TD Seán Crowe has said that all indicators suggest that the trolley crisis in our hospital is set to increase. Crowe was speaking after it emerged that the trolley count was this week up by 20% on last year and said that the […]

Scrambler & Quad Bikes Making Life Hell for Residents

by Seán Crowe TD

Scrambler & Quad Bikes Making Life Hell for Residents Dublin South West TD Seán Crowe has called on Garda Authorities to get tough with the scrambler and quad drivers who are making life hell for residents living in parts of his constituency. Crowe said that constant noise from the vehicles is interfering with residents sleep, their […]

Smear Test Backlog Delay Appalling

by Seán Crowe TD

Smear Test Backlog Delay Appalling Says Crowe   Dublin South West TD Seán Crowe has criticised the Minister for Health Simon Harris for not ensuring additional resources were forthcoming in conjunction with provision of repeat smears. Deputy Seán Crowe said: “When the Cervical Check scandal broke some months ago, one of the main promises made by […]

Crowe Calls for Search & Rescue Report to Be Published

by Seán Crowe TD

Crowe Calls for Search & Rescue Report to Be Published Dublin South West TD Seán Crowe has called on the Minister for Transport Shane Ross to release a controversial report into the provision of search and rescue services in Ireland and said that it was vital that a full debate be carried out around who […]

Denial of Water to Mental Health Patients Deeply Disturbing

by Seán Crowe TD

Denial of Water to Mental Health Patients Deeply Disturbing   27th August, 2018   Dublin South West TD Seán Crowe a member of the Oireachtas Mental Health Committee has described the findings of recently published reports on conditions experienced by some patients in Irish mental health facilities, as “deeply disturbing”. Crowe was commenting on reports […]

Tax and welfare systems unfairly treat cohabiting couples – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has called on the Government to tackle the unfair and discriminatory treatment that unmarried cohabiting couples receive in the tax and social welfare systems. The Sinn Féin TD pointed out that if a couple are cohabiting under the current system they cannot claim certain tax credits and share their […]

Glib advice to shop around is not delivering for senior citizens in today’s motor insurance market – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has said that advice to shop around being given to senior citizens is becoming meaningless as estimates coming from motor insurance companies are sky rocketing in price. The Sinn Féin TD said that many senior citizens advocacy services are inundated with calls querying increases in motor insurance but unfortunately […]

Increased childcare costs should act as a call for action – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has described the results of a Newstalk poll, which shows the cost of childcare has increased by an average of 5.5% across the State, as extremely worrying. The Sinn Féin TD said it should be a call to action for the Government ahead of the 2019 Budget. Deputy Seán […]