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Children suffering due to government’s housing policies

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has said that the Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy, is not up to the task of solving the housing and homelessness crisis in Ireland. The Sinn Féin TD said that it was children and their families who were suffering because of his inaction. Deputy Seán Crowe said: “The latest […]

Crowe welcomes government U-turn on retrofit scheme

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West Sinn Féin TD, Seán Crowe, has welcomed the government’s U-turn on the retrofit scheme and said the wheels are slowly coming off the government’s climate action plan, with the retrofit fiasco just one more example of the incompetence of the present administration on this issue. Over 300 homeowners had been waiting months […]

Vulture funds need to have their wings clipped – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has called on the government to stop incentivising vulture funds and said that the vultures need to have their wings clipped and their activities reined in. The Sinn Féin TD described the current attitude of these funds towards ordinary people as “callous and uncaring” and he stated that some […]

House price rise is deeply worrying – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West Sinn Féin TD, Seán Crowe, has described the most recent Daft.ie House Price Report, which shows house prices continuing to rise across the State at 2.9% during the first three months of 2019, as “deeply worrying.” The report shows that in Dublin the average house price is now €383,000 or 74% above […]

Crowe joins calls for Minister to resign as homelessness reaches all time high

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West Sinn Féin TD, Seán Crowe, has described the unprecedented record high of homelessness across the State as appalling and has called on the Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy, to resign. The January homeless figures published this week show the number of people officially classed as homeless by the Department of Housing has […]

Report highlights Government’s abject failings in child and family homelessness

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West Sinn Féin TD, Seán Crowe, has said the annual ‘Report Card’ published by the Children’s Rights Alliance again highlights that the Government is failing in its commitments to end child and family homelessness. The Report Card awarded the government an ‘F’ grade for lack of progress in the area of Child and Family Homelessness […]