Vulture funds need to have their wings clipped – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has called on the government to stop incentivising vulture funds and said that the vultures need to have their wings clipped and their activities reined in. The Sinn Féin TD described the current attitude of these funds towards ordinary people as “callous and uncaring” and he stated that some […]

Crowe attends memorial event for Dublin and Monaghan bombings

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, attended the annual memorial event to mark the anniversary of the Dublin and Monaghan bombings on 17 May. The Sinn Féin TD is also the Chair of the Joint Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement and a member of the Oireachtas cross party group on victims […]

Crowe calls for hospital parking charges to be abolished

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Sean Crowe, said he was shocked to learn that visitors to Tallaght University Hospital have paid out a whopping €1.2 million to a private company in order to park at the hospital in 2017. The Sinn Féin TD believes it is long past the time to abolish hospital car parking charges […]

Crowe highlights taxi driver attacks in the Dáil

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has called on the Minister for Justice, Charlie Flanagan, and the Minister for Transport, Shane Ross, to meet with representatives of the taxi Industry and An Garda Síochána to discuss ways of stopping a spate of new attacks on taxi drivers across the State. In the Dáil debate the […]

Crowe welcomes Bill to establish CervicalCheck Tribunal

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West Sinn Féin TD, Seán Crowe, has welcomed the Bill to establish the CervicalCheck Tribunal but said that in the interests of full disclosure the Tribunal must allow those who have previously received an award from a court settlement to give evidence. Deputy Seán Crowe said: “I welcome the publication of the General […]

Crowe welcomes new US visa move

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has welcomed the reintroduction of legislation in the US Congress that that would potentially give Irish workers access to thousands of American visas every year. The Sinn Féin TD was speaking after it emerged that US Congressman Richard Neal has reintroduced a Bill that would see Ireland included in the […]

Trolley crisis reveals another broken government promise – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has described the ongoing shortage of beds in the hospital system as another broken government promise and said it was continuing to impact on a daily basis on patients and staff, with trolley numbers growing. The Sinn Féin TD said there were 582 patients on trolleys today (30 April) […]

Crowe calls for end to two-tier pay in the public service

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West Sinn Féin TD, Seán Crowe, has called on the government to end pay inequality in the public service by the end of the current public pay agreement. Deputy Seán Crowe said: “Sinn Féin has continually called on the government to reverse the pay inequality imposed on public sector workers since 2011. “Over […]