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 […]

Scramblers and Quads do not belong on our streets or in our parks

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said that quads and scrambler bikes should not be allowed on our streets or in our public spaces, such as parks, as the hazards presented to other users and the damage caused to surfaces is simply unacceptable. Teachta Crowe also appealed to parents to consider […]

Tallaght Hospital has 15 unfilled consultant’s posts

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said that Budget 2022 must target the health system to tackle waiting lists and overcrowding. Teachta Crowe’s comments come as figures released to Sinn Féin show that Tallaght University Hospital currently has 15 vacant consultant posts. Tallaght University Hospital has 155 such posts in total, […]

Domestic violence figures remain shockingly high

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South West Seán Crowe has said that the figures for domestic violence in the area have remained high since they peaked during the lockdowns of 2020 and the only course of action is to provide more supports and secure accommodation so that victims of abuse can break the connection to […]