Posts by Seán Crowe TD

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Childcare reform ‘vital to cost of living crisis response’

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has criticised the Government for allowing opportunities to reform the childcare sector in Ireland pass them by and said that Sinn Féin in Government would ensure all children and their families have access to good quality and affordable childcare. Teachta Crowe said: “Childcare fees for parents […]

Long waits at UHT Emergency Department ‘unacceptable’

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said that new figures expose an alarming number of patients are waiting more than 24 hours for care at University Hospital Tallaght’s Emergency Department. The figures suggest that hospital overcrowding is on track to return to pre-pandemic levels with more than 1,650 people having had […]

Dental treatment scheme chaos allowed to get worse by Government

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has criticised the Government and the Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly for allowing the Dental Treatment Services Scheme, which is available to those on a medical card, to fall into the utter chaos that has driven hundreds of dentists out of the scheme and left thousands […]

Immoral to leave houses go derelict in the midst of a housing crisis

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West has made an appeal to South Dublin County Council (SDCC) to take the issue of vacant and derelict houses more seriously, saying that it borders on immoral to leave derelict houses to fall down as the housing crisis only worsens. Teachta Crowe made his comments after a protest […]

Sinn Féin would put an end to school voluntary contributions

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has called on the government to take action against voluntary school contributions which are placing unfair pressure on families’ finances. Teachta Crowe said: “With the rising cost of living, parents are worrying about how they will meet the costs of the return to school this summer. […]

Government doing bare minimum on spiralling fuel costs

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has criticised the Government for not doing more to protect workers and families from spiralling fuel costs. Teachta Crowe said: “The Government brought a resolution before the Dáil last night to do something about the spiralling costs of petrol, diesel, and home heating oil. I believe […]

Dangerously long health waiting times must be reduced

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe TD has called on the Government to back a Sinn Féin plan that seeks to make the health service a better place to work and tackle dangerously long waiting times for appointments and procedures. There are 1.34 million people on some form of health waiting list […]