Crowe calls for medical cards for terminally ill

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has called on the Health Minister Simon Harris to scrap his review into issuing discretionary medical cards to terminally ill citizens and introduce the scheme immediately. The Sinn Féin TD said that the small number of those who are terminally don’t have the time to wait for a lengthy […]

Fine Gael’s rent crisis failing families and young people – Seán Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has said the government is failing families and young people due to their inaction to tackle spiralling rents, and accused Fine Gael of “offering nothing to deal with the crisis already facing renters.” The Sinn Féin TD’s comments come as the latest Daft.ie report today that shows rents have risen for […]

7,586 children on waiting lists in Tallaght hospital – Seán Crowe TD

by Seán Crowe TD

Speaking this afternoon Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has said Department of Health figures released to Sinn Féin show that there are 7,586 children on hospital waiting lists to see a specialist in Tallaght hospital. Deputy Seán Crowe said: “The information regarding children’s waiting lists released to Sinn Féin by the Department of Health […]

Crowe raises closure of respite centre in the Dáil

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has called on the government to stop the closure of Cuisle, the Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) holiday centre in Co. Roscommon and raised the issue with the Taoiseach in the Dáil today. The Sinn Féin TD said Ireland needs more disability friendly and accessible respite centres and we shouldn’t be […]

Crowe condemns threats against lawyers in Colombia and calls for protection

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Seán Crowe TD, has condemned threats against 22 independent lawyers who represent the FARC at the Special Jurisdiction for Peace (Jurisdicción Especial para la Paz – JEP) in Colombia. Deputy Seán Crowe said: “I am very concerned about reports that 22 lawyers who represent the FARC at the JEP have received […]

Crowe congratulates emergency responders and condemns anti-social behaviour

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has praised the efforts of emergency responders including fire fighters, ambulance crews and An Garda Síochána on Hallowe’en night, but said that the anti-social behaviour that they encountered in several areas is unacceptable and needs to be stamped out. The Sinn Féin TD said that once again criminal elements […]

Boil water controversy raises serious questions over responsibility and lack of action – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has said the boil water controversy that affected over 600,000 people continues to raise serious questions about its cause, and Irish Water and Fingal County Council’s responsibility. The Sinn Féin TD was responding to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Drinking Water October Audit report on the Leixlip plant, which […]

Crowe highlights problem of child drug couriers

by Seán Crowe TD

Crowe highlights problem of child drug couriers Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has called for new legislation and a different response from the government to the growing problem of children being used as drug couriers. The Sinn Féin TD raised the issue in the Dáil and quoted from a report released by the Blanchardstown Local […]