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Crowe dismisses peak time travel ban proposal

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has dismissed a suggestion that Travel Pass holders be banned from using public transport during the rush hour. The Sinn Féin TD was responding to reports that the Secretary General of the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, Robert Watt, floated an idea to ban holders of the free […]

Minister Ross needs to urgently tackle traffic chaos – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has said that a plan must be put in place to tackle the traffic chaos that has resulted in parts of Dublin, particularly around College Green, since the Luas Cross-City was implemented. Crowe called for the Luas, the National Transport Authority (NTA), Dublin City planners and the Minister for […]

New road markings on Mayberry Road a hazard – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, claims the new road markings on the Mayberry Road in the Kilnamanagh area of Tallaght are creating confusion and are not fit for purpose. The Sinn Féin TD said the signage has been a talking point in the area with motorists claiming the new markings for cars and busses […]

New threat to Dublin Bus service as 24 routes privatised – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has described the privatisation of 24 Dublin Bus routes as worrying and a threat to the overall bus network. The Sinn Féin TD’s remarks come after the announcement that a British commercial transport company, Go Ahead, will now be running 24 routes previously held by Dublin Bus, including 3 […]

Garda controversies undermining public support – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has described the latest revelations around wrongful convictions for motoring offences and major discrepancies in the recording of breath tests on the Pulse system as deeply worrying and said they undermining support. The Sinn Féin TD was speaking after his party tabled a Private Members Motion being that calls […]

Crowe calls for €50 charge on Travel Pass to be consigned to bin

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West Sinn Féin TD, Seán Crowe, has described a Government proposal to bring in a €50 annual charge to replace the Free Travel Pass as a non-runner and said that the new proposed charge needs to be consigned to the bin. The proposal was contained in internal Government report that was supposedly leaked to […]

Crowe welcomes news on rickshaw regulation

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West Sinn Féin TD, Seán Crowe, has welcomed media reports that suggest that Transport Minister Shane Ross is drawing up regulations on rickshaws. It comes after the Government and Transport Minister, Shane Ross, originally opposed the changes made to the Road Traffic Bill 2016, to gives the National Transport Authority new powers to regulate […]

Crowe welcomes rickshaw regulation

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West Sinn Féin TD, Seán Crowe, has welcomed the passing of an amendment to the Road Traffic Bill 2016 which will give the National Transport Authority new powers to regulate the operation of rickshaws. Crowe, who spoke on the amendment in the Dáil, said he had written to the Minister for Transport, Shane […]

Ireland at a crossroad, says Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has described this year’s forthcoming Budget as probably the most important in recent years and Crowe is calling for an increase in public investment. He said that due to years of austerity, and with the uncertainty that Brexit has now brought, that Ireland is clearly at a crossroads, and […]