Text and call scams are something we should all be vigilant against

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has called on the Minister for Communications Eamon Ryan to do more to protect Irish people from scam calls and texts from a Banking & Payments Federation Ireland report showed that people falling victim to this types of scams lose an average of €1,700. Teachta Crowe […]

Workers still waiting for pandemic bonus payment promised by government

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said that the Taoiseach must directly intervene to ensure frontline workers receive the pandemic bonus payment that was signed off on by Cabinet 9 months ago. Speaking today, Teachta Crowe said: “During the pandemic, frontline workers went above and beyond as they worked in extremely […]

Government must impose 2% cap on all rent increases across the state

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has described the latest Residential Tenancies Board rent report as “just more bad news for renters” Teachta Crowe called on Government to apply the 2% Rent Pressure Zones to all counties, all tenancies and all rental stock. Teachta Crowe said: “The latest Residential Tenancies Board rent […]

Middle income families must get help with back to school costs

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said the government must do much more to support families across south Dublin struggling with back to school costs. Speaking after the Barnardos report was issued yesterday, Teachta Crowe said: “Last month, Sinn Féin published a package of measures to cut back-to-school costs. This set […]

AIB U-turn welcome, but customers need certainty

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has welcomed the announcement that AIB will not proceed with their decision to make many branches cashless and praised local communities for standing up for their services. The decision would have included the branch in Rathfarnham. Speaking today, Teachta Crowe said: “I welcome that AIB have […]

Government’s failed housing policies have led to 3,000 homeless children

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has criticised the Government for being best friends with the speculator and developer, while children go without a roof over their heads, saying that we need to tackle speculative investment in land and land hoarding, by ending outrageous tax reliefs on rents and capital gains for […]

Sinn Féin will deliver affordable, good quality childcare

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said that Sinn Féin’s plan for childcare will deliver affordable, good quality childcare, well paid careers for highly qualified professionals and sustainable services. Teachta Crowe said: “For years, Sinn Féin has been demanding action to reduce the costs of childcare. Parents cannot wait any longer. […]