Posts by Seán Crowe TD

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CAMHS is a broken system

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said that the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) system is broken, forcing many parents into seeking expensive private diagnoses, only to find there is no public treatment available. Speaking last night in the Dáil, Teachta Crowe said: “The Mental Health Commission’s report into […]

Gardaí now have powers to seize scrambler bikes

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has welcomed confirmation that local gardaí finally feel empowered to stop and seize after the recent passage of the Road Traffic and Roads Act 2023. Teachta Crowe said that there has been too many accidents and close calls involving scrambler bikes tearing through our parks and […]

Tallaght driving test waiting list more than doubles in less than four years

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has accused Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan of failing utterly in trying to tackle the waiting list in the Tallaght driving test centre after figures from the RSA show the backlog now stands at 17,725. Teachta Crowe’s comments came after new figures revealed that, during Minister’s […]

Arson attacks must cease, lives are being put at risk

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said that the string of arson attacks against properties earmarked for accommodation of refugees or asylum seekers must stop and that the perpetrators do not have the support of the Irish people. Teachta Crowe was speaking after the latest such incident, this occurring at the […]

Pensioner struck down in hit and run involving scrambler bike

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has called for the new legislation put in place to combat the reckless use of scramble bikes in built up areas to be put into action locally after an elderly woman was struck by a scrambler in Killinarden Estate earlier today in a hit and run […]

Government has abandoned patients and workers to Emergency Department chaos

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has expressed serious concern that Tallaght University Hospital is being put under enormous pressure by a lack of leadership by Government in its efforts to deliver safe and timely care. Teachta Crowe said that the opportunity to build up bed capacity to tackle overcrowding had been […]

Energy prices remain far too high for customers

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said energy prices are still far too high and must be cut to affordable levels. Commenting on news that Bord Gáis Energy will cut gas and electricity prices from February 29th, Teachta Crowe said: “Energy companies have announced price cuts recently, but they do not […]

CAMHS barely functioning for those who need it

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said that the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) is barely adequate for those who rely on its services. Teachta Crowe said that a broken system is forcing many families into expensive private diagnosis and treatment, and that the service seems alarmingly exclusionary towards […]