Senator Gerard Craughwell

Independent Senator
Gerard Craughwell

I'm surprised at how much important work that effects so many peoples lives goes on in Leinster House, unnoticed by the general public. As an independent Senator, I intend to participate in the legislative process making it more effective and responsive to citizens needs.


Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance Scheme 2017

The Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance Scheme will be paid out on week ending 14th July 2017

Previous applicants do not have to reapply and letters will issue to them within the NEXT TWO WEEKS.

If you don’t get a letter you need to make a written application.

The Application Form will be available from Friday June 16th 

You can get an application form from: 

• All Department Offices
• You can send a text:   Form BTSCFA followed by your name and address to 51909
• Email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
• LoCAll 1890662244
• Website:



GCraughwell Congratulations to the #Ryanair pilots in securing union recognition. I wish pilots & company well in the future.

17 hours ago. via Twitter for iPhone • 1 retweet

GCraughwell @johnhand_ Best hold your horses on the Aras. I recently received a donation of €100 towards my election which mean……

2 days ago. via Twitter for iPhone in reply to johnhand_

NewsNeil13 Blood boiler of the day: Dept of Health pays €4.5m rent for a building it doesn't use…

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