Crowe condemns decision to jail Catalan political leaders

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Seán Crowe TD, has condemned the Spanish Supreme Court’s decision to sentence 9 Catalan political leaders to between 9 and 13 years in prison over their alleged roles in the 1 October 2017 Catalan independence referendum. Deputy Seán Crowe said: “I am absolutely outraged at the jailing of these 9 […]

Fuel poverty needs to be addressed in Budget 2020 – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has called on the government to ‘poverty proof’ its next Budget and said that fuel poverty in particular needs to be addressed. The Sinn Féin TD described the government’s commitment to the Committee on Climate Action demand that it undertakes an analysis of the impact of fuel poverty on […]

Child homelessness figures soaring – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has slammed the government over its failing housing policy and the growing number of children and families living in emergency accommodation. The Sinn Féin TD said newly released figures show that the government has failed to get to grips with the causes of homelessness and that the housing crisis is getting worse. […]

Crowe welcomes new Stardust inquest

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has welcomed the announcement of a new coroner’s inquest into the Stardust fire tragedy where 48 people were killed and hundreds injured on St. Valentine’s night in 1981. The Sinn Féin TD said the government must now devote sufficient resources to ensure that the families of those who died […]

Sinn Féin will fight to end the rip-off insurance scandal – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has criticised the insurance industry for ripping off customers, especially loyal customers renewing their cover, and said Sinn Féin are determined to end the scandal. Deputy Seán Crowe said: “Customers and businesses across Ireland are being charged rip-off prices by the insurance industry day in, day out. Premiums and […]

Number of patients on trolleys soar as winter approaches – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has described the health service as being in a worse state now than when Fine Gael took charge in 2011. The Sinn Féin TD said that with the number of patients on trolleys soaring, that the service is totally unprepared for the winter months. Deputy Seán Crowe said: “After […]