Crowe welcomes government U-turn on retrofit scheme

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West Sinn Féin TD, Seán Crowe, has welcomed the government’s U-turn on the retrofit scheme and said the wheels are slowly coming off the government’s climate action plan, with the retrofit fiasco just one more example of the incompetence of the present administration on this issue. Over 300 homeowners had been waiting months […]

Crowe calls for immediate action on structural defects in schools

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has said that the level of structural defects in schools across the State demands ‘urgent action’; adding that no school should have to lose school days due to inadequate building standards. The Sinn Féin TD spoke out after today’s announcement that engineers have identified structural flaws in 17 more […]

Seán Crowe TD criticises India’s decision to revoke special constitutional status of Kashmir

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Seán Crowe TD, has criticised the Indian government’s surprise decision to revoke the special constitutional status of Kashmir and stated it could inflame tensions and lead to further conflict in the region. Deputy Seán Crowe said: “Article 370 of the Indian constitution gave Jammu and Kashmir special dispensation to […]

Flaws in the childcare and early years sector need to be addressed – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has said that the revelations on the recent RTÉ Investigates programme about childcare facilities raises serious questions for legislators and society in general about how we look after our children. The Sinn Féin TD said that the government and the Minister for Children, Katherine Zappone, need to get real […]

Crowe supports proposal on ‘Back to School Bonus’ for all families

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin have proposed a €140 ‘Back to School Bonus’ to be paid to all families to help tackle crippling back to school costs. The proposal is contained in a new policy document ‘Tackling Back to School Costs’ published by Sinn Féin this week. The policy document also contains proposals to make uniforms more affordable, […]