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Sinn Féin TD for Mayo, Teachta Dála Rose Conway-Walsh, has this week called for the new government to re-establish a once-off grant in cooperation with Age Action Ireland and the Irish Red Cross, to assist vulnerable elderly people during the pandemic.
Further and Higher Education must be accessible and affordable for everyone irrespective of age, geography or financial circumstances according to Mayo Dáil Deputy Rose Conway-Walsh TD, Sinn Féin spokesperson on Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation & Science.
Mayo Sinn Féin TD Rose Conway-Walsh has called on all TDs in Mayo to back Sinn Féin’s drive to reform the childcare sector to be fairer for parents, staff and providers, by supporting the motion, published this week, compelling the Government to enact these long overdue reforms.
At a time that should be the happiest in their lives enjoying their new babies, mothers who gave birth during the pandemic are left feeling uncared for and isolated.
"Your car is off the road because you are over 70 and the Government instructed you to stay home. The motor tax that you had already paid for those months that became a lockdown is now totally wasted. I think that you deserve a motor tax rebate or a tax extension" says Mayo Sinn Féin TD Rose Conway-Walsh, but the Government does not.
Responding to the announcement that Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and the Green Party have agreed a Programme for Government, Sinn Féin TD for Mayo, Rose Conway-Walsh, has said: "Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael excluded Sinn Féin from the government formation process in an attempt to deny change, to protect the status-quo and to continue with the same politics that have so badly failed workers and families."
The legacy of the lost lives and the pain and hardship Mayo people have endured during the Covid-19 pandemic can only be the urgent delivery of the long promised critical healthcare facilities, according to Sinn Féin TD, Rose Conway-Walsh.
Many healthcare workers in Mayo feel they are not getting adequate personal protective equipment (PPE) and fear they are exposed to the possibility of contracting Covid-19 and passing it on to their families and the patients they are caring for, according to Mayo Sinn Féin TD Rose Conway-Walsh.
Students who have paid up front for accommodation they cannot now access because of COVID-19 need to be refunded - according to Mayo Sinn Féin TD Rose Conway-Walsh.
A number of high profile Mayo candidates have been put forward to contest the upcoming elections for the 26th Seanad.