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Major drop in spending on dental scheme in Dublin South West

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said that he is shocked to see spending on the Dental Treatment Services Scheme in the Dublin South West area drop by 37% between 2017 and 2020, representing a decrease of €800,000 in how much the Government is spending on dental services for people with […]

Seán Crowe TD launches Oireachtas report on Vitamin D

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West and Chair of the Oireachtas Health Committee Seán Crowe has today launched a report by the Committee advocating that people incorporate Vitamin D supplements into their diet as Irish people are at a high risk of deficiency and that solving this could have long lasting health benefits and […]

Back Sinn Féin motion to give family carers a break

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has called on all TDs in the area to back Sinn Féin’s proposals to stand up for family carers and ensure they get the supports they deserve. Speaking after Sinn Féin’s Dáil motion on Carers was debated on Wednesday morning, Teachta Crowe said: “Sinn Féin have […]

Staycation Voucher system would be a welcome boon to tourism industry

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said that Sinn Féin’s proposed staycation voucher system should be revisited by the government as a boost to the tourist industry after the abject failure of their ‘Stay and Spend’ tax rebate which has seen very little take up. Teachta Crowe said: “The tourism and […]

Crowe welcomes Graveyard Headstone decision

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has welcomed the decision to allow stonemasons to work in our graveyards and cemeteries after weeks of confusion on whether this work could go ahead, causing further pain to the bereaved at this difficult time. Teachta Crowe said: “I welcome the decision that emerged last night […]

Questions to be answered as Citywest lease hits €25 million

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said that there are questions to be answered about the proper use of taxpayers’ money as figures released show that the cost of the HSE’s contract with the Citywest Hotel complex was €24,867,477 between 23rd March 2020 and 28th February 2021. Teachta Crowe said: “The […]

Sinn Féin back Postmasters’ call for PSO to prevent post office closures

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has called on the government to finally commit funding to secure the future of the post office network. Teachta Crowe said: “Last year, the Irish Postmasters’ Union commissioned a report that recommended a Public Service Obligation (PSO) be introduced to secure the future of the network […]

Clarity needed on Extension for Training Schemes

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has called on the Government to provide clarity around extensions for participants in schemes like Community Employment, Tús, and the Back to Work Enterprise Allowance, as well as any other schemes where participants have lost out on the training benefits that come with these schemes but […]