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Scramblers and Quads do not belong on our streets or in our parks

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said that quads and scrambler bikes should not be allowed on our streets or in our public spaces, such as parks, as the hazards presented to other users and the damage caused to surfaces is simply unacceptable. Teachta Crowe also appealed to parents to consider […]

Tallaght Hospital has 15 unfilled consultant’s posts

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said that Budget 2022 must target the health system to tackle waiting lists and overcrowding. Teachta Crowe’s comments come as figures released to Sinn Féin show that Tallaght University Hospital currently has 15 vacant consultant posts. Tallaght University Hospital has 155 such posts in total, […]

Domestic violence figures remain shockingly high

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said that the figures for domestic violence in the area have remained high since they peaked during the lockdowns of 2020 and the only course of action is to provide more supports and secure accommodation so that victims of abuse can break the connection to […]

Housing crisis harming lone parent families the most

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Sean Crowe has said that lone parent families are most likely to be trapped in poor quality rental accommodation and unable to escape because the housing market is so unaffordable. The latest report from the ESRI ‘Monitoring Adequate Housing in Ireland’ shows that lone parent families are disproportionally […]

Sinn Féin continue to stand with our school secretaries

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has reiterated his support for school secretaries in their pursuit for equal treatment with their school colleagues. Teachta Crowe said that it was disappointing that it took the threat of strike action for the government to take these workers seriously having refused to deal with the […]

Time is running out to delay PUP cuts

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has warned the government that time is running out to halt planned cuts to the Pandemic Unemployment Payment which are due to take place on 7th September. Teachta Crowe said that the cut would only create unnecessary financial hardship for workers if the Government intend to […]

Voluntary contributions to schools crippling families’ finances

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has expressed his concern at schools needing to rely on voluntary contributions from families to fund the basic necessities, and the considerable financial hardship and financial strain this can cause on many families. Sinn Féin has asked families to get in touch and share their personal […]

PUP cut ‘wrong, ill-timed, and incoherent’

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has described the government plans to cut the Pandemic Unemployed Payment as wrong, ill-timed, and incoherent and has called for an immediate halt to the plan to cut supports in September. The cuts are due to begin on 7th September, despite some sectors still being closed […]