Posts by Seán Crowe TD

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Government must take action on fuel poverty before winter progresses

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has criticised the Government’s much hyped Budget measures to tackle fuel poverty, saying that very few families are eligible and that the increases won’t kick in until January. Teachta Crowe said that everyone, except the government it seems, are seeing the huge spikes in fuel costs […]

Rents continue to rise under Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said that it is clear that the Government have neither the ability nor the inclination to do anything to halt runaway rents both in Dublin and across the state. Teachta Crowe’s comments come as the latest Daft.ie report shows that rents have risen once again […]

Dublin Area Transport Strategy ‘put on the never never’

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has expressed his huge disappointment at the publication of the National Transport Authority’s Greater Dublin Area Transport Strategy, saying that the delays to the delivery of the strategy and cancellation of several projects altogether show that this Government with their Green partners are not serious about […]

Government must heed report into Crack Cocaine use

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has welcomed the publication of a report into the landscape of substance misuse and its impact on many of the communities of Tallaght and Whitechurch, saying that its findings and recommendations “should be a wake up call for the Government”. Speaking after the launch of the […]

Healthcare workers must be prioritised for vaccination boosters

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has called for healthcare workers to be prioritised for vaccination boosters given the length of time it has been since we commenced the vaccination programme. Teachta Crowe also appealed to the Government to take the issue of long Covid and its effects on those who have […]

Ticket Touting Rip Off has never been taken seriously by Government

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe TD has criticised an Tánaiste Leo Varadkar for not stepping in to protect Irish football fans from ticket touts ahead of the Ireland-Portugal World Cup Qualifier match even though he had the legislative powers to do so. Genuine fans are saying that some tickets for the […]

HSE failing to keep track of Vaccination Cards

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has criticised the HSE for not keeping appropriate records of vaccination cards and for failing to appreciate the importance they play in the Covid Pass system after a HSE response saying that the cards “have no other purpose from the HSE point of view” except to […]

Breast Cancer Awareness applies to all women, regardless of age

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has spoken of the importance of catching cancer early and getting into treatment as swiftly as possible during October and Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Speaking after chairing a meeting of the Oireachtas Health Committee with representatives of BreastCheck this week, Teachta Crowe said: “October is Breast […]

Nothing for Renters in Budget 2022

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has criticised Budget 2022 as offering nothing to renters and locking them into the broken rental market for another year, saying that this government clearly doesn’t understand the gravity of the issues facing people trapped in this sector. Teachta Crowe said: “There is absolutely nothing in […]