Crowe raises local Drug Task Force difficulties in Dáil

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has described the lack of engagement by State representatives from the Departments of Education, Social Protection, Justice and Health with Drug Task Forces as unacceptable. The Sinn Féin TD also stated that it is farcical that next year’s budget for Task Forces has not yet been agreed, despite the […]

Crowe condemns US decision to declare Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Seán Crowe TD, has condemned the US Government’s reckless decision to declare Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and to begin establishing a US Embassy there. Israel’s claim that Jerusalem is the ‘complete and united’ capital of Israel is in violation of numerous international laws. Deputy Seán Crowe said: “I want […]

Government’s continued failure of Magdalene victims shameful – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has welcomed the recommendations of a report by Ombudsman Peter Tyndall that calls for the re-examination of a government decision to exclude some women from the Magdalene Restorative Justice Scheme. The Sinn Féin TD said that the narrow selective approach from various governments has added to the hurt of […]

Crowe tells Dáil that Tallaght Hospital is dangerous and unsafe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, raised the worrying and dangerous conditions in Tallaght Hospital with the Minister for Health, Simon Harris, in the Dáil. The Sinn Féin TD called for extra supports and resources to relieve the bed shortage and trolley crisis in hospital. Deputy Crowe said: “Tallaght Hospital is the busiest trauma hospital […]

Workers need certainty and secure hours –Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, attending the launch of the Mandate Trade Union’s ‘Secure Hours- Better Future’ charter, described the Government’s current proposals for secure hours as not fit for purpose. The Sinn Féin TD said that these workers will still be forced to live on poverty wages and into a position where they […]

Taoiseach’s comments cold comfort to homeless – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has described Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s comments at the Fine Gael Annual Conference, regarding homelessness in Ireland being low by international standards, ‘as cold comfort’ to the all those families and individuals currently sleeping rough or reliant on homeless accommodation. Deputy Seán Crowe: “The Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, either doesn’t care […]

Government trying to hide pension inequality – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has said the Government is using a ‘sleight of hand’ to down play the actual number of people affected by 2012 pension band changes. The Sinn Féin TD said such an approach was pathetic and a rather crude effort to hide Ireland’s growing pension inequality. Deputy Crowe made his […]

Another increase in amount of patients on trolleys last month – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has described the increase in the number of patients on trolleys for the month of October as completely unacceptable. The Sinn Féin TD said that the figures, released by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO), show that the amount of people on trolleys in our hospitals is increasing […]

Rogue landlords must be tackled – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has spoken out against the small number of rogue landlords who are renting out substandard accommodation or overcrowding their premises. The Sinn Féin TD was speaking after a Sinn Féin private members motion, aimed at tackling substandard private rental conditions and getting tougher with rogue landlords, was overwhelmingly passed […]