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2,505 children waiting on Tallaght audiology services

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has expressed his bitter disappointment that there are over 2,500 children on the waiting list for audiology services in the HSE community service in Russell Centre, Tallaght and that the average waiting time now experienced was 66 weeks. Teachta Crowe said: “New data released to me […]

Rising food prices ‘only the latest part of the cost of living crisis’

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said that every household across the state is seeing massive increases in costs across the board from electricity to rent to groceries, and that elected representatives cannot bury their heads in the sand and pretend that this will not make people’s lives completely unaffordable. Speaking […]

21 Hour Emergency Department average waits at TUH ‘unacceptable’

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has called on the Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly to urgently implement a Zero Tolerance Plan to end long emergency department waits. Teachta Crowe’s remarks came as new data from the HSE shows that the average patient experience time to admission at Tallaght University Hospital’s emergency […]

433 adults waiting for Speech and Language Therapy locally

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has called on the Minister for Health to fill the 11 vacant speech and language posts in CHO7 and invest in services for adults after HSE figures revealed that there are 433 people waiting to access services in the CHO7 area. Teachta Crowe said: “Recent figures […]

SEAI home upgrades waiting times ‘completely unacceptable’

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has criticised the Government for not resourcing the SEAI in its ability to roll out free energy upgrades to families in receipt of benefits such as carers allowance or fuel allowance. A recent Parliamentary Response received by Teachta Crowe indicates that the average waiting time for […]

SDCC Retrofit Programme will take decades to complete at current speed

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said that South Dublin County Council’s multi-annual Energy Efficiency Retrofit Programme needs to be massively accelerated if it is to have any meaningful impact. A recent response from the Council indicated that of an eligible stock of approximately 9,000 homes, only 117 were approved for […]

Rents spiralling out of control in South Dublin

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said that the latest rental report from Daft.ie shows that rents are continuing to rise to worrying levels across south Dublin. Renters faced average rent increases of 10% in the first three months of 2022, compared to the same period last year. The average monthly […]