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# sean-crowe - Sunday 8 July, 2018

TDs inundated with requests for passports due to the summer backlog

TDs can make representations to the Passport Office on behalf of distressed constituents whose passport applications are taking longer than expected.

# sean-crowe - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Call for special taskforce to Tallaght area after concerns about suicide deaths

Sinn Féin’s Sean Crowe says access to mental health care is ‘missing or thin on the ground’ in his constituency.

# sean-crowe - Sunday 12 March, 2017

TD claims hotels are asking families to leave as Patrick's Day demand surges

There are 138 families who have spent more than 18 months in emergency accommodation.

# sean-crowe - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Waiting times for social welfare payments vary from one week to 40 weeks

As of 30 September, the average waiting time to receive a carer’s allowance was about nine months.

# sean-crowe - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

FactCheck: Are there fewer gardaí dealing with a growing drugs problem?

Sinn Féin TD Seán Crowe recently made some alarming claims on this issue. FactCheck puts them under scrutiny.

# sean-crowe - Saturday 16 May, 2015

The British government still has unreleased files on Ireland's worst terrorist attack

34 people lost their lives in the coordinated attack 41 years ago.

# sean-crowe - Friday 8 August, 2014

Concerns raised about Irish nuclear risk

Sinn Féin have reacted to the potential harm that health and safety lapses at the controversial Sellafield plant could have.

# sean-crowe - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Here’s who’s in the running to take Brian Hayes's vacant Dáil seat

The junior minister’s departure creates a vacancy in his Dublin South-West Dáil constituency.

# sean-crowe - Friday 28 March, 2014

Minister nominated for 'brass neck of the year' as TDs row about Seanad reform

Fianna Fáil’s proposal to overhaul the upper house will be opposed by the government.

# sean-crowe - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

'A denial of people's rights': Sinn Féin wants a new junior minister for the diaspora

Gerry Adams has called for a raft of changes to how Irish abroad are treated here.

# sean-crowe - Thursday 20 February, 2014

283 Phoenix Parks worth of poppies were cultivated in Afghanistan last year

And one Sinn Féin TD says that is a problem for Ireland.

# sean-crowe - Saturday 11 January, 2014

TD raises plight of Palestinian refugees with Iranian government

Sinn Féin TD Sean Crowe says that Iran should step in and help 20,000 Palestinian refugees.

# sean-crowe - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

TDs head to Iran to discuss trade, human rights and the nuclear programme

A delegation from the Oireachtas Foreign Affairs and Trade Committee are departing for Tehran later this week.

# sean-crowe - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

HSE used military ambulances over 800 times 'to meet additional demand'

Defence Forces ambulances from the Curragh Camp in County Kildare have been called on 274 times so far this year.

# sean-crowe - Friday 13 September, 2013

'I can't kiss you on the lips': Little talk of Seanad as Gerry Adams canvasses in Dublin

The Sinn Féin president was popular as he walked the streets this morning but people were more interested in getting their picture with him than discussing the upper house.

# sean-crowe - Friday 24 May, 2013

Calls for inquiry after Irish immigrant centre gets J-1 student sent home

The Irish International Immigrant Centre in Boston reported an intern to US authorities after she got work in a bar.

# sean-crowe - Monday 7 January, 2013

Cross-party calls for loyalists to reconsider Dáil protest

Around 150 loyalists plan to hold a protest outside Leinster House this Saturday sarcastically calling for the Irish flag to be taken down… even though it won’t be flying.

# sean-crowe - Friday 17 August, 2012

TD welcomes barrister fees cut

Seán Crowe said money paid to the legal profession by the board that compensated survivors of residential abuse was one of the worst examples of a “flawed system”.

# sean-crowe - Friday 10 August, 2012

Seán Crowe says Syrian conflict "can be resolved"

The Sinn Féin TD met with a representative of a main Christian community in Syria yesterday, who said the conflict as not simple as it is being portrayed by elements of international media.

# sean-crowe - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Number of people having gas and electricity cut off has tripled

Almost 7,000 customers had their gas or electricity disconnected in the first three months of this year.

# sean-crowe - Friday 29 June, 2012

New mayor for South Dublin County

Sinn Féin has hailed the election as a marker of the party’s surging popularity and grwoth.

# sean-crowe - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Leaving Cert maths problems 'must be addressed', says TD Education This post contains images

Leaving Cert maths problems 'must be addressed', says TD

Plus, the mixed reaction from Sixth Years on Twitter.

# sean-crowe - Monday 11 June, 2012

Government criticised over scrapping of modern languages scheme

The Department of Education said that tough choices had to be made but that the initiative in some primary schools would inform a new integrated language curriculum.

# sean-crowe - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

New speed cameras collect €10million in fines

The cameras run by a private operator were introduced in November 2010.

# sean-crowe - Saturday 26 February, 2011

LABOUR HAS TAKEN THE second seat of GE11, with Pat Rabbitte polling on top in Dublin South West in the first count. Rabbitte received 12,867 votes – that’s 3,500 votes over the quota. Fine Gael’s Brian Hayes has less than 30 votes below the quota on the first count. Sinn Féin’s Sean Crowe polled third, with 8,064 votes. The second count will now commence. Labour’s Joan Burton took the first seat about an hour ago in Dublin West.