More Government supports needed for the cost of living with Covid

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Sean Crowe has called on the Government to do more to help families with the increased costs of living with Covid-19, particularly now that antigen tests and masks for children have been added to their household budgets. Teachta Crowe said: “We got the news this week that children […]

Employment services must be protected from privatisation

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has called for TDs to support the party’s motion to defend community employment services from privatisation, saying that we should protect the not-for-profit and community-based ethos of employment services. Speaking ahead of tonight’s debate on the motion, Teachta Crowe said: “Sinn Féin’s motion is taking a […]

Concern over the queues and long waiting times at vaccination centres

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe TD has expressed concern at the long queues at the local walk in vaccination centre for those who are seeking booster shots. Teachta Crowe said that he had heard reports of people in their late 60s standing in a queue in winter conditions for over three […]

Mother and Baby Home survivors deserve respect and fair redress

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said that the Government has failed the survivors of the Mother and Baby Homes all over again by putting forward an unacceptable redress proposal that is both exclusionary and insulting. Teachta Crowe said: “It’s time to respect Mother and Baby Homes survivors and their families. […]

Sinn Féin survey exposes shocking extent of cost of living crisis

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has demanded that the Government act now to tackle the cost of living crisis. Teachta Crowe’s comments came as Sinn Féin published the results of the party’s cost of living survey today, which exposes the major financial pressures workers and families are under due to rising […]

Shocking increase in Fraud and Scams across South Dublin

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has warned people to be especially vigilant towards fraudsters as Garda figures in south Dublin show that reports of fraud are up 60% on last year in some areas. Teachta Crowe said: “At a meeting of the Joint Policing Committee this morning, I heard about the […]

Ambulance service ‘dangerously stretched’ by lack of resources

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said that the National Ambulance Service and emergency services are at crisis point, with health care professionals expecting a very challenging winter with insufficient ambulance capacity. Speaking during a Sinn Féin motion on the Ambulance Service, Teachta Crowe spoke of how staff were on the […]