A&E waiting times in Tallaght ‘unacceptable’

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said that the latest HIQA reports into emergency department dysfunction across the State show that widespread investment in capacity as well as reform of patient care is urgently needed for patients who rely on Tallaght University Hospital for healthcare Teachta Crowe said: “Emergency department waits […]

Disconnections ban must be implemented until end of March

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has called on the Government to support Sinn Féin’s proposal to ban energy disconnections from November through to the end of March. Teachta Crowe said there were already elderly people sitting in shopping centres as they could not afford to heat their homes and that the […]

Winter ban on evictions into homelessness needed now

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has called on the government to introduce a winter ban on evictions now. Teachta Crowe said: “The government must introduce a winter ban on evictions now. This must happen urgently, without delay. “I am concerned by some reports suggesting that a ban, if introduced, would not […]

Government must scrap flawed concrete block levy plan

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has urged the government to scrap their concrete block levy plans altogether, amid media reports today that they will ‘go back to the drawing board’ with the flawed proposals. Teachta Crowe said: “I have repeatedly called on the government to scrap their flawed concrete levy plans, […]

Government must take responsibility for tackling student housing crisis

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has demanded that the government tackle the student accommodation crisis. Teachta Crowe’s comments came after third level students across the state are staged a walk out from lectures in protest at the cost of education and the lack of affordable student accommodation. Teachta Crowe said: “I […]

Government must introduce ban on energy disconnections now

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has urged the government to stand up for vulnerable families hit by the cost of living crisis by ensuring that households are protected from electricity and gas disconnections this winter. Teachta Crowe said: “Households are facing massive electricity bills this winter. People have been hit by […]

Poor standards on Go Ahead bus routes must be addressed

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe today called on Minister Eamon Ryan and the National Transport Authority to address the atrocious standards being delivered on bus routes served by Go Ahead Ireland. Teachta Crowe was speaking from outside the Department of Transport at a Sinn Féin demonstration to highlight Go Ahead Ireland’s […]

Budget 2023 fails to deal with health or housing

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has criticised the Government for bringing forward yet another Budget that fails to deal with two of the greatest crises facing Irish workers and families, those of health and housing. Speaking in the Dáil yesterday evening during the Budget debate, Teachta Crowe said: “We know that […]