Iceland workers must be paid the wages they’re owed

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said that it is unacceptable that some Iceland workers have gone unpaid since the stores were sold off as Iceland pulled out of the 26 Counties. Teachta Crowe said: “Since Iceland announced they had sold their 27 stores in the south, many of the workers […]

Crowe welcomes Kaftrio agreement

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Health Stephen that an agreement has been reached on the availability of Kaftrio, a drug for people suffering with a specific mutation of the cystic fibrosis gene. Teachta Crowe: “I want to warmly welcome the announcement that Kaftrio […]

Flood of evictions on way as Government abandons renters

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has warned that thousands of people will be at risk of homelessness from 1 April when the eviction ban is overturned and that homeless support structures are not capable of dealing with that level of demand, highlighting the fact that SDCC recently suggested that homeless families […]

Warm welcome for new TUH Women’s Health Unit

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has welcomed the announcement of funding for Tallaght University Hospital towards the development of a community-based Women’s Health Unit. Teachta Crowe said: “I warmly welcome today’s announcement of funding for Tallaght University Hospital towards the development of a community-based Women’s Health Unit. The expansion of the […]

Community pharmacies could play a much greater role in our health service

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has called on the Government to seriously consider the enhanced role our community pharmacies could play in our health service, not least in relieving pressure on our hospitals and GPs. Teachta Crowe said: “The Irish Pharmacy Union were in before the Oireachtas Health Committee yesterday and […]

Government ends eviction ban without any solutions in sight

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has criticised local government TDs for their ‘shameful’ decision to end the eviction ban. The government has decided to end the ban, which had been protecting people from ‘no fault’ evictions which could plunge them into homelessness in a matter of weeks. Teachta Crowe said: “The […]

Energy companies must pass on savings to domestic customers

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has called on the government to intervene to ensure energy companies pass on savings made on wholesale charges to all customers. Teachta Crowe said: “Energy prices for ordinary citizens remain sky-high, and workers and families across the state were left dismayed that there were no additional […]

Ambulance service requires colossal investment to keep up with demand

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said that the ambulance services provided by Dublin Fire Brigade and the National Ambulance Service need a colossal investment in both training and the ambulance fleet to keep up with the ever-growing demand on their services. Teachta Crowe was speaking after a meeting of the […]