Programme for Government represents an abandonment of Palestine

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD and spokesperson for Foreign Affairs Seán Crowe has said that the Programme for Government agreed by Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil, and the Greens represents an abandonment of the Palestinian people at a time when they need international support more than ever. Teachta Crowe said that the impending annexation of the West Bank […]

Supports needed to get Taxis Back on Road

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has called on the Minister for Transport to introduce a number of measures to support taxi drivers across the State with the costs around getting back on the road and said it is vital that financial support remains in place until the taxi sector returns to […]

Childcare Plan won’t deliver for Workers and Families

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin Dublin South West TD Seán Crowe has described the Childcare Plan unveiled by government as a huge disappointment, saying that it won’t deliver the necessary supports that are need for workers, parents, and the sector as a whole. Teachta Crowe said: “If we are ever to fully re-open the economy, parents returning to […]

Seán Crowe TD calls for Prostate Cancer Screening Programme

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin Dublin South West TD Seán Crowe has called for a prostate cancer screening programme to be established, saying that it would save lives. Teachta Crowe, who has had treatment for the cancer, said that 90% of the men diagnosed with this cancer survive. The Irish Cancer Society estimates that the average annual diagnosed […]

Answers needed on additional School Cleaning Costs

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin Dublin South West TD Seán Crowe has called for clearer answers to be given to School Principals and Schools Boards regarding the funding for additional cleaning costs for schools when they finally return following the post-COVID Lockdown Teachta Crowe said: “Worrying reports have emerged from the Department for Education that estimate costs for […]

Lease of Citywest by HSE ‘a staggering waste of taxpayers’ money’

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has criticised the terms of the HSE’s leasing of the Citywest complex for an emergency isolation and step down facility saying that while the motivation was understandable, the lack of usage when there were obvious needs for those in nursing care and Direct Provision was typical […]

Clarity needed on Travel and Holiday Refunds

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin Dublin South West TD Seán Crowe has called on the Departments of Health and Foreign Affairs to provide greater clarity and guidance for all those who have paid upfront to travel abroad this summer. Teachta Crowe said that Sinn Féin is looking for answers whether there will be refunds coming from holiday companies […]