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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 […]

Community Addiction Workers deserve a raise after 10 years of cuts

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has called for greater resources for community addiction projects and a pay increase for Section 39 workers employed by them and who haven’t received an increase in over ten years. Teachta Crowe, describing their work as vital, raised the issue directly with Tánaiste Leo Varadkar in […]

Dublin Fire Brigade staff shortages ‘leaving the public vulnerable’

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has criticised the Government’s failure to properly fund, equip, and staff Dublin Fire Brigade, saying their failure to do so is leaving the public vulnerable. Speaking today after the issue was raised in the Dáil, Teachta Crowe said: “Dublin Fire Brigade responds to fires, car crashes, […]

State childcare system would cut childcare costs by two thirds

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe TD has said that our current model childcare is not fit for purpose as it manages to have fees that are far too high and wages that are far too low. Teachta Crowe was speaking on a Sinn Féin motion calling on the Government to move […]

Rents continue to rise under Fianna Fail and Fine Gael

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said this Government has no real clue on how to stop runaway rents from tormenting ordinary working families who are now stuck being unable to afford to rent or able to afford to buy. The figures from the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) show that rents […]

No Trust in Government to solve Housing Crisis

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has asked if anyone seriously believes that the same parties that created the housing crisis, and denied there was a problem for years, are now capable of, or serious about, fixing this crisis? Speaking on the ‘Housing for All’ plan in the Dáil yesterday, Teachta Crowe […]