Crowe condemns attacks on local delivery drivers

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has said that a Tesco van driver who suffered an unprovoked attack was lucky he didn’t lose an eye. The Sinn Féin TD called on any local resident who has any information surrounding this or any other incidents to come forward to An Garda Síochána. Deputy Seán Crowe said: […]

Two-tier health care for cancer patients is a new low – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has described the news that cancer patients in the public health system will not get access to certain new and potentially lifesaving  drugs that those in private hospitals will get, as ‘a new low’. The Sinn Féin TD said it highlights the two-tier health system that has evolved under […]

House price rise is deeply worrying – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West Sinn Féin TD, Seán Crowe, has described the most recent Daft.ie House Price Report, which shows house prices continuing to rise across the State at 2.9% during the first three months of 2019, as “deeply worrying.” The report shows that in Dublin the average house price is now €383,000 or 74% above […]

Child and adolescent mental health targets being missed – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has described the recent Health Service Executive (HSE) figures regarding Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS) as deeply worrying. The Sinn Féin TD said it is clear that they are not meeting their existing targets and with the leaked HSE plans of a recruitment and overtime ban, this will […]

The current support system for children with autism is broken – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has described the support system for many children on the autism spectrum and in need of speech and language supports as broken. The Sinn Féin TD spoke on his party’s Dáil motion that called for increased supports and resources for people with autism. The motion got all party support […]

Crowe welcomes additional resources for Sexual Assault Treatment Units

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has welcomed the announcement of an additional €500,000 in funding for the State’s six Sexual Assault Treatment Units (SATUs). The Sinn Féin TD added that extra resources are urgently needed to provide for the increases in presentations to the units. SATUs aim to provide a service to victims of […]

Crowe welcomes new supports for kidney donors

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has joined his party colleague Louise O’Reilly TD in welcoming proposed changes to the policy on the Reimbursement of Expenses of Living Kidney Donors, in particular the decision to offer childcare reimbursement as costs for those who work in the home. Deputy Seán Crowe said: “As a society we […]

Current contributory pension review needs additional staff – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has called on the Minister for Social Protection, Regina Doherty, to hire additional staff for the 86,000 pensioners who are currently anxiously waiting for a decision regarding their possible entitlement or an increase in their State Contributory Pension. The Sinn Féin TD was commenting after information was released by […]