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Family carers must receive frontline bonus

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has criticised the government for excluding family carers from the Covid Recognition Payment of €1,000 for frontline health workers. Teachta Crowe said: “Family Carers do important work all of the time but they deserve particular recognition for all the additional work they have undertaken in the […]

Shortage of home carers ‘impacting on the most vulnerable’

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe TD has called on the government to act urgently to ensure carers are available to assist people who need home support after new figures revealed shocking numbers of people in the CHO7 have been left without much-needed carers. Figures released to Sinn Féin spokesperson on Disability […]

Crowe urges shoppers to be wary of fraud as January sales begin

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has urged shoppers to be wary of fraud and scams as the January sales begin, asking people to be sure of who they are doing business with and to remember that some deals really are too good to be true. Teachta Crowe said: “I would like […]

Dublin Fire Chief says Fire & Ambulance Service Model to continue

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe TD has welcomed the comments of the Dublin Fire Brigade Chief Fire Officer Dennis Keeley that there are no discussions underway to remove Dublin Fire Brigade as a provider of ambulance services for Dublin city. It has been feared for some years now that plans were […]

PUP must be easily accessible to those locked out of work once again

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said that access to the Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP) has to be made as accessible as possible to those impacted by the latest Covid-19 restrictions. Since the PUP reopened earlier this month for those impacted by Covid restrictions, workers have faced difficulties in getting the […]

Crowe urges victims of online scams to take part in Sinn Féin survey

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Sean Crowe has invited people to take part in the party’s all-Ireland survey on fraud to share their personal experiences of online scams. The survey asks members of the public to outline their own experiences of fraud in order to inform policy proposals and as part of a […]

Fuel and energy costs driving up the already shocking cost of living

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has demanded that the Government act now to tackle the rising cost of living crisis. Teachta Crowe’s comments came as Sinn Féin published the results of the party’s cost of living survey today, which exposes the major financial pressures workers and families are under due to […]

Staff shortages are putting Dublin Fire Brigade firefighters at risk

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Sean Crowe has criticised the Government for failing to see that Dublin Fire Brigade is properly staffed and resourced, saying that shortages are putting firefighters at risk and are directly impacting on their response time and capacity to respond to major incidents. Teachta Crowe said: “We need to […]