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 […]

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 […]