Dublin South West

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Poor broadband connectivity a lost opportunity – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has said that chronically poor broadband connectivity and speeds are undermining economic potential and making the simplest of tasks difficult and haphazard. The Sinn Féin TD was responding to a study conducted by M-Lab which examines the quality of broadband in 200 countries. Crowe said that Ireland’s ranking near […]

Crowe raises continued Storm Emma problems in Dublin South West with Government

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, raised the continued problems in the constituency regarding Storm Emma with the Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, and the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, Eoghan Murphy, in the Dáil today. Sinn Féin TD, Seán Crowe said: “I want to congratulate the emergency services, the hospital staff who made it […]

Drop in suicide rate not felt locally claims Seán Crowe TD

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has described the latest Health Service Executive (HSE) report which suggests there was a drop in suicides in last year as welcome, but said the reduction is not being felt locally. The Sinn Féin TD said that there doesn’t seem to be a week that goes by without hearing […]

Seán Crowe TD welcomes court ruling on Jobstown

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South-West Seán Crowe has this afternoon welcomed the news that all six of the co-defendants in the ‘Jobstown Not Guilty’ trial have been found not guilty of false imprisonment. The six protesters faced the charges after former Tánaiste Joan Burton claimed to have been falsely imprisoned at a protest in […]

Crowe extends sympathies to Minister Katherine Zappone

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has extended his deepest sympathies and condolences to his constituency colleague, Minister Katherine Zappone, on the sudden loss of her wife, Dr. Ann Louise Gilligan. The Sinn Féin TD described Dr. Gilligan a warm, intelligent, caring and genuine person. Deputy Seán Crowe said: “I was shocked to hear on […]

Drugs problem up, addiction counsellors down- Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, who is a member of the local Drug Task Force, has said that he is baffled at the news that the number of primary care addiction counsellors for the Dublin South West, Kildare, and West Wicklow area has been steadily reduced at a time when the drug problem is […]

Dublin rents up and out of control – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has described the latest report from Daft.ie, which shows rents rising in Dublin in the last quarter in 2016 at 14.5%, as consistently bad news for anyone trapped in the rental sector. The Sinn Féin TD stated that this is the largest annual increase in rents ever recorded in […]