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Argos closure ‘a huge blow for workers’

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said that the announcement that Argos is to pull out of Ireland with the loss of almost 600 jobs is a huge blow for the workers in the Tallaght store and those across the state. Teachta Crowe said: “I want to extend my sympathy and […]

Crowe highlights reluctance of seriously ill to attend Emergency Departments

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has highlighted the widespread reluctance of seriously ill patients to attend Accident and Emergency Departments because of overcrowding and inhumane, unacceptable, and dangerous conditions in many of our hospitals. Speaking after a Sinn Féin motion on the challenges facing the health service was debated in the […]

Tallaght driving test waiting list tops 14,000

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said that he is astounded to see the waiting list in the Tallaght driving test centre pass 14,000. Teachta Crowe said that this was clear evidence that an additional testing centre was needed in south Dublin as the waiting list has grown by 4,000 people […]

Sinn Fein support 100% redress for Celtic Tiger era apartment defects

by Seán Crowe TD

I have been inundated with calls and emails about apartment defects from local residents lately, particularly from Ballycullen and Citywest. Fire safety defects have left hundreds, thousands of apartments unsafe, unsellable, and uninsurable. The homeowners are not responsible for these defects. Light touch building control regulation by Government and shoddy practice in the construction industry […]

Latest Daft.ie rent report exposes worsening housing emergency

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has demanded that the Minister for Housing ‘take emergency action to tackle run away rents’ in south Dublin and the rest of the state. The call was made as the Quarter 3 Daft.ie rent report shows new rents surging by 15% in the south of Dublin. […]

Common sense prevails on NCT delays

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has welcomed confirmation from senior local gardaí that motorists who have been unable to secure an NCT appointment before their current certificate lapses but have booked a test will not fall foul of the law given that their vehicle remains roadworthy. Speaking after this morning’s Joint […]

We must be proactive about Dublin’s future

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said that when we think about the future growth and development of Dublin city, we must be mindful that the emergency services that serve the people are struggling to cope as it is and will be put under even more severe pressure by population growth. […]