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Crowe Calls for Mental Health Services for Homeless to Be Addressed

by Seán Crowe TD

Crowe Calls for Mental Health Services for Homeless to Be Addressed Dublin South West TD Seán Crowe has called for the Mental Health Support services for homeless to be addressed and resourced.  Crowe was speaking after the launch of the Homelessness and Mental Health “Voices of Experience” report which found not surprisingly that severe mental health […]

Crowe expresses sadness at death of homeless man in Tallaght

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin Dublin South West TD Seán Crowe has expressed his deep sadness and extended condolences to the family and friends of the homeless man who died in the Emergency Department on Saturday in Tallaght University Hospital. Teachta Seán Crowe said: “I want to express my deep sadness and extend my condolences to the friends […]

Affordable housing not available or being delivered by this Government – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has said that the Taoiseach’s handling of the affordable housing element of his Government’s housing strategy is a shambles. Since taking office in 2011 Fine Gael have not delivered a single affordable, rental, or purchase home through any Government scheme. Crowe was speaking following a debate prompted by his […]

New Simon Community report highlights the reality of the rental crisis – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has said the Simon Community’s newly released report, ‘Locked out of the Market XI: The Gap Between Rent Supplement/Housing Assistance Payment levels’, highlights the reality of the rental crisis facing many families in Ireland today. The Sinn Féin TD said: “The story of Christmas, where a family is desperately […]

Taoiseach’s comments cold comfort to homeless – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has described Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s comments at the Fine Gael Annual Conference, regarding homelessness in Ireland being low by international standards, ‘as cold comfort’ to the all those families and individuals currently sleeping rough or reliant on homeless accommodation. Deputy Seán Crowe: “The Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, either doesn’t care […]

Seán Crowe TD demands action as two more homeless men die on streets

by Seán Crowe TD

Speaking after the death of two young men in Drogheda and Dublin, Dublin South West TD Seán Crowe, has called on the Government to take decisive action on the homelessness crisis before more lives are lost. Sinn Féin TD Seán Crowe said: “Like everyone else, I was appalled and saddened to hear that another two […]

Homeless figures rise as do nothing government presides – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West and Sinn Fein TD, Seán Crowe, has described the rise in homeless figures as an indictment of this government’s do nothing approach and a clear indication of their abject failure to get to grips with the housing crisis. The Department of Housing’s latest homeless figures for July show an increase of 78 […]

New semi-state housing agency a diversion – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has described the speculation around a new semi-state agency for housing as another diversion that will actually delay delivery of social housing. The Sinn Féin TD believes that the Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy, needs to concentrate on the bureaucratic delays currently being experienced by local authorities and scrap […]