Posts by Seán Crowe TD

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Decision on Spinraza drug leaves patients distraught and distressed – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has said he is deeply concerned that the Health Service Executive has decided that it will not sanction approval of the life changing drug Spinraza (Nusinersen) for sufferers of Spinal Muscular Atrophy on the grounds of its high cost. The Sinn Féin TD strongly criticised the decision and expressed […]

Five year housing list ban proposal needs to be scrapped – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has described the Minister for Housing’s plans to suspend housing lists applicants for five years for refusing two offers of council housing as cruel and out of touch. The Sinn Féin TD stated that this proposal needed to be scrapped. Deputy Seán Crowe said: “The Minister for Housing, Eoghan […]

Crowe expresses solidarity with Catalan prisoners at beginning of trial

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Seán Crowe TD, has expressed his solidarity with the Catalan political prisoners as their trial in Madrid begins today. Deputy Seán Crowe said: “Today seven Catalan politicians and two civil society activists go on trial in Madrid on politically motivated charges. Those on trial include the former Vice-President of Catalonia, […]

National Children’s Hospital overrun not a process failure, but a failure to govern – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West Sinn Féin TD, Seán Crowe, has described the Minister for Finance, Pascal Donohoe’s, promise of new procurement legislation to prevent capital overruns as a cynical attempt to deflect attention from his Government’s ineptitude in managing taxpayers’ money when it comes to the National Children’s Hospital. The Sinn Féin TD was speaking after […]

Answers needed on Children’s Hospital overspend – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West Sinn Féin TD,  Seán Crowe, has called the published terms of reference for the independent review into the rising costs of the National Children’s Hospital outrageous, because they will stop short of determining the culpability of the overspend at an individual level. Deputy Seán Crowe TD stated: “The overrun at the National […]