Government housing plan ‘simply not working’

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said that we need to at least double the number of affordable homes to buy and rent per year as rents in the Tallaght area are simply unaffordable if we are expecting families to be shelling out the average of €27,000 a year on rent […]

Government’s Gambling Bill will stop sports clubs and community organisations raising necessary funds

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said that the government’s Gambling Bill must be amended to avoid punishing sport clubs, voluntary, and charitable organisations, saying that the Bill conflates fundraising with gambling, and that failure to address this issue would cost local sporting clubs, charities and community organisations thousands of euro […]

Children’s audiology waiting list in Tallaght doubles in two years

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said that it is unacceptable that the waiting list of children’s audiology services in Russell Centre, Tallaght which serves South Dublin, Kildare, and Wicklow have been allowed to double in the space of just two years. Teachta Crowe said that the ill-advised HSE recruitment freeze […]

Crowe welcomes extension of Long Covid Scheme for healthcare workers

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe Seán Crowe has welcomed the extension of the long Covid payment to healthcare workers and has called on the scheme to be extended to other frontline workers who contacted the virus through their workplace or occupation. Teachta Crowe said: “Long-COVID continues to be a serious health […]

Stardust truth has finally been told

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has welcomed the announcement today that the jury in the Stardust inquest returned a verdict of unlawful killing in respect of the 48 who never came home the night of the Stardust fire in 1981. Teachta Crowe said: “Like almost every Dubliner of my generation, I […]

Government must listen to people with disabilities and bin the Green Paper

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said that the government must listen to people with disabilities and bin the Green Paper on disability payment reforms. Teachta Crowe added that the consultation process demonstrated the government’s lack of respect, and that the voices of people with disabilities must be heard. Teachta Crowe […]

Carers need rights, not empty words, in our Constitution

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said that there must be a firm commitment from the State to support family carers because too many carers go to bed at night wondering who will support their loved ones when they are gone. Speaking in the Dáil last night, Teachta Crowe said: “The […]