Robert Troy

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Robert Troy said ( about IDA Ireland ) : “As a Government, we are committed to supporting enterprises both large and small on their digital journey with tailored supports available through our enterprise agencies. Part of that is ensuring our workforce are enabled to respond and adapt to the changing landscape,” “It is programmes like Transform, and the graduates it produces, that will help support Ireland’s transition to a digital economy, and to successfully tackle the challenges and fully exploit the opportunities that this transition presents” External link

siliconrepublic Wednesday, October 27, 2021 12:14:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy told : "We have seen that over the last 12 months in particular, from an Irish perspective, that pharmaceutical products has increased substantially because of Covid-19," External link

irishsun Friday, October 15, 2021 8:39:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : "It's no coincidence or accident that we have prioritised this destination as a base for a trade mission," "It's because we see that this has huge opportunities in terms of potential growth for Irish businesses" External link

irishsun Friday, October 15, 2021 8:39:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “As we move from brown to green and make that transition to new renewable energies a day like today is critically important. Because we have to make that transition and it can be painful” External link

leitrimobserver Thursday, October 14, 2021 5:15:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “Bord na Mona has a long rich history in our country dating back to the 1940s of a semi-state who delivered not only economically but socially in the regions it served,” External link

offalyexpress Thursday, October 14, 2021 1:16:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy told : “We have seen that over the last 12 months in particular, from an Irish perspective, that pharmaceutical products has increased substantially because of Covid-19,” External link

thenational Wednesday, October 13, 2021 8:34:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : “It’s no coincidence or accident that we have prioritised this destination as a base for a trade mission,” “It’s because we see that this has huge opportunities in terms of potential growth for Irish businesses” External link

thenational Wednesday, October 13, 2021 8:34:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said ( about IDA Ireland ) : “In addition to the other allocations to the IDA to enhance our regional offering and attract FDI to every county in Ireland, this Budget includes €6.4m to sell Ireland as an attractive location for investment,” External link

siliconrepublic Wednesday, October 13, 2021 8:13:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : “I want to encourage all companies to assess their current processes and take advantage of the Government supports available, such as Enterprise Ireland’s Climate Enterprise Action Fund . We have set ourselves ambitious climate targets and I believe this presents significant opportunities for businesses across the midlands and Ireland to explore new ways of working as we look ahead to building a low-carbon future,” External link

siliconrepublic Tuesday, October 12, 2021 1:33:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “I want to encourage all companies to assess their current processes and take advantage of the Government supports available, such as Enterprise Ireland’s Climate Enterprise Action Fund. We have set ourselves ambitious climate targets and I believe this presents significant opportunities for businesses across the midlands and Ireland to explore new ways of working as we look ahead to building a low-carbon future,” External link

siliconrepublic Monday, October 11, 2021 2:53:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “I know that examinership works and saves both companies and employment. However, as it is overseen by the court from beginning to end, it can be an expensive undertaking – and thus out of reach for your average small company, whether that be a local restaurant or hairdresser,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, May 11, 2021 11:08:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “As the economy re-opens, we must have an appropriate regulatory response which supports fundamentally viable companies to continue to trade and get themselves back on their feet,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, May 11, 2021 11:08:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “This announcement demonstrates that Athlone and the Midlands region have the skills, talent, people and connectivity that will enable companies like PPD to embed and grow their operations here,” “Regional job creation is a key priority of this Government and we will be working to secure further investment for all regions in the months and years ahead” External link

siliconrepublic Wednesday, April 28, 2021 7:37:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said ( about Michael Fitzmaurice ) : “Bord Na Móna needs to be imaginative in how it deals with facilitating individual turfcutters seeking to supply their own homes and this is a point that Deputy Fitzmaurice and I will be pursuing vigorously,” External link

westmeathindependent Monday, April 12, 2021 7:28:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy affirme : "L’Irlande est très intéressée par la construction de partenariats durables avec le Maroc en tant qu’économie axée sur la consommation et porte d’entrée sur le marché africain" External link

leconomiste Monday, March 29, 2021 2:29:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “Encouraging more claimants and respondents to avail of the PIAB model should lead to cost savings in the claims environment and should ultimately lead to reductions in insurance premiums” External link

independent-ie Monday, March 22, 2021 8:06:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said ( about Marys College ) : “While Marist College had already secured approval for additional accommodation, there were concerns over the past year about the disjointed nature of what was proposed,” External link

westmeathindependent Saturday, March 20, 2021 8:40:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “This will be a first in Irish law, as such procedures are not currently in place here,” External link

independent-ie Monday, March 15, 2021 9:12:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “My department and relevant stakeholders have a significant job of work to do to design the procedural mechanism for collective representative actions required by this directive” “I therefore urge all interested bodies, not-for-profit organisations, consumers, and businesses to consider the objectives of the directive and to make their views known on how the directive should be implemented in Ireland and what forms the new procedural mechanism might take” External link

independent-ie Monday, March 15, 2021 9:12:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “Climate action is an area of capital importance to Ireland and the current Programme for Government places climate action at the heart of the political agenda to rapidly transition Ireland to a low-carbon economy. Sustainability is an area where Ireland can learn a lot from our Nordics neighbours and there is also a wide range of opportunities emerging from the climate transition where we can collaborate and find mutual benefits” External link

longfordleader Monday, March 15, 2021 3:05:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “This will be a first in Irish law, as such procedures are not currently in place here,” External link

independent-ie Monday, March 15, 2021 6:41:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy concluded : “On the positive note it is welcome that a deal has been reached with An Post to provide cash services through its branch in the town which will help many BOI customers through the upcoming period. Undoubtedly though, the people of Moate will be hugely disappointed with this weeks announcement overall as it is a huge blow to a great and progressive town,” External link

westmeathindependent Monday, March 1, 2021 2:49:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : "We support transparency and good governance. We consider that this measure should have developed tax expertise to ensure that it is consistent with existing requirements and importantly with the international cooperation exchange of information arrangements which are based on confidentiality. " External link

RTERadio Thursday, February 25, 2021 9:03:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : "The issue of company rescue has become ever more urgent as companies struggle with the continued impact of Covid-19," External link

irishexaminer Monday, February 8, 2021 3:21:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : “I often drove by a former home and Castlepollard in my own county, ignorantly never really thinking deeply enough of the history associated with buildings like this” External link

thejournal Wednesday, January 20, 2021 10:38:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said ( about Commission ) : "With the inauguration of President-Elect Biden due to take place on 20 January next and the recent publication of the paper by the European Commission on the future EU-US agenda, this was an opportune time to make these transatlantic connections with our largest trade and investment partner in the U.S., California," External link

longbeachstar Friday, January 15, 2021 11:06:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said ( about Commission ) : "With the inauguration of President-Elect Biden due to take place on 20 January next and the recent publication of the paper by the European Commission on the future EU-US agenda, this was an opportune time to make these transatlantic connections with our largest trade and investment partner in the U.S., California," External link

irishsun Friday, January 15, 2021 9:36:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy added ( about Commission ) : “We want consumers in Ireland to continue to enjoy the benefit from shopping on line with the UK as one of our major trading partners, but I would urge Irish consumers to think ahead when buying from online retailers outside the EU and to visit the Consumer and Competition Protection Commission’s website ( ccpc.ie ) which has lots of clear and useful information on charges and consumer rights” External link

thejournal Wednesday, January 6, 2021 10:23:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy added : "Irish cream and Irish Whiskey are renowned across the world for their quality. Ireland's trade relationship with China is ever-growing and this Agreement will strengthen our trading relationship, benefiting both our agri-food sector and our consumers" External link

polandsun Wednesday, November 25, 2020 1:51:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy added : "Irish cream and Irish Whiskey are renowned across the world for their quality. Ireland's trade relationship with China is ever-growing and this Agreement will strengthen our trading relationship, benefiting both our agri-food sector and our consumers" External link

irishsun Wednesday, November 25, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “Ireland’s trade relationship with China is ever-growing and this Agreement will strengthen our trading relationship, benefiting both our agri-food sector and our consumers” External link

independent-ie Monday, November 23, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “He and his wife are alone – their children live overseas and they have been trying to get their service back for the past 6 weeks,” External link

thejournal Friday, November 20, 2020 5:02:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said ( about Mr Trump ) : "It's positive from the point of view of his commitment to climate change and how he's going to re-enter the Paris climate agreement and it's positive in terms of trade in terms of where he's on record wanting to rebuild allies that have been affected by the Trump administration over the last four years," External link

RTERadio Sunday, November 8, 2020 6:34:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : "It's positive from the point of view of his commitment to climate change and how he's going to re-enter the Paris climate agreement and it's positive in terms of trade in terms of where he's on record wanting to rebuild allies that have been affected by the Trump administration over the last four years," External link

RTERadio Sunday, November 8, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “Traffic lights may have drawbacks, but the benefit of what was agreed earlier this week in the General Affairs Council in Luxembourg is that it will enable each individual country to determine what they’re going to do when the [EU member] states are orange and red,” External link

thejournal Saturday, October 17, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “This very substantial piece of work is well advanced and I intend to bring proposals to government in the coming months which will provide for a modernised and effective legislative framework for co-operatives,” External link

agriland Tuesday, September 1, 2020 6:43:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “The funding announced today will be used to recruit additional student counsellors and recruit additional psychologists. This will be vital for students going into education this year because the Covid-19 pandemic has created a difficult path for students getting to education” External link

longfordleader Monday, August 24, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy concluded : “It is now more important than ever to support student counselling services, and key mental health interventions to provide a safe, respectful, supportive and positive environment in higher education institutions,” External link

longfordleader Monday, August 24, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : "Unfortunately, in some instances, some people probably did take the mick but overall my dealings with everybody led me to believe that the vast majority of them went over and even beyond the call of duty in their line of work," External link

irishexaminer Friday, July 31, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : “There are shops, cafés and hairdressers across Ireland struggling right now, this change will mean that these businesses will not be wound up for relatively small debts of €10,000,” External link

irishtimes Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “The bus driver can ring the gardaí to come and enforce somebody to get off public transport if they refuse to get off it,” External link

irishtimes Saturday, July 11, 2020 8:35:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “The bus driver can ring the gardaí to come and enforce somebody to get off public transport if they refuse to get off it,” External link

irishtimes Saturday, July 11, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “The bus driver can ring the gardaí to come and enforce somebody to get off public transport if they refuse to get off it,” External link

irishtimes Saturday, July 11, 2020 5:26:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “I am concerned that my parents were targeted as my father would be known in the area for giving directions and having local knowledge and also they would be known to be elderly and living on their own. So please be careful,” External link

westmeathindependent Tuesday, June 16, 2020 3:29:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy says : “grow its way out of recession” External link

westmeathindependent Monday, June 15, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “The government have to stop with the mixed messages and give reassurance to the industry that there is a plan,” External link

anglocelt Monday, June 15, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “The government have to stop with the mixed messages and give reassurance to the industry that there is a plan,” External link

anglocelt Monday, June 15, 2020 1:27:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “Our conversation was constructive, and the message was clear,” External link

westmeathindependent Thursday, June 11, 2020 2:17:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy concluded : “We also focused on the important role played by the EU’s SME Envoy Network in promoting SME-friendly regulation and policy making in EU countries. "I believe that the Irish SME envoy must take on a much greater public role in promoting SME interests throughout government and its agencies, while increasing the communication with SME representative bodies on SME policy actions, and the exchange of good practices,” External link

westmeathindependent Thursday, June 11, 2020 2:17:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy told : “We need a government that can implement an ambitious programme for government that’ll deal with the issues that were there before Covid in terms of housing, climate change, supports to our SMEs, rebooting our economy. That all needs to be central for any programme for government document,” External link

irishtimes Saturday, June 6, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “A major challenge facing SMEs during the current crisis is meeting their obligations to pay rent under existing leases. While many landlords have been understanding, others are insisting that the rental obligations in leases are strictly adhered to. In these cases the tenant has no legal comeback or financial support to protect their business from being destroyed” External link

longfordleader Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy concluded : “I would appeal to the Minister to extend any expiring learner permits until such a time that driving tests can be taken,” External link

westmeathindependent Saturday, May 23, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “The only other form of help from the government is in the form of debt,” External link

thejournal Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : “If a business does not know if they will be open in a few weeks time, why would they sign up for more loans, loans that could result in personal guarantees being called in. The would rather walk away,” External link

thejournal Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said ( about Joe O Connor ) : “This will explain how to go about it, what help is available including financial help, and will show how businesses can use the web to their advantage,” “There are two speakers: Christine Charlton, who is CEO of the Westmeath LEO (Local Enterprise Office), and Joe O’Connor, the campaign director for the Fórsa trade union, who is the co-founder of the Doorstep Market, which is an online marketplace just set up recently as a not-for-profit venture” External link

westmeathindependent Sunday, May 3, 2020 2:46:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy wrote : "During the madness of #Covid-19 I am delighted to announce some joy. Aideen Ginnell has been with me through it all and is my very best friend and now I am delighted to say will become my wife" External link

longfordleader Wednesday, April 15, 2020 1:27:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : “The common response from all respondents was that they were receiving no support from their insurance provider whatsoever. What also became evident was they were receiving different information from their insurers as to why they were not being covered,” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, March 26, 2020 10:41:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy concluded : “This Bill would allow the government to designate affected businesses and give them a break for up to a year from paying rates. Other businesses that are doing well would continue to pay rates to help fund vital local services. Combined with an aggressive stimulus package this will help business such as hotels, restaurants and pubs to survive then bounce back. I am calling on all parties to support the Bill and proceed with it as quickly as possible,” External link

westmeathindependent Monday, March 23, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : "We're not a group of independents, we are a party and I think he needs to listen to his TDs," External link

longfordleader Monday, February 10, 2020 8:29:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy declared : “The premiums have been driven up by fraud, large compensation awards and a lack of competition, and while the outgoing Government have known about this for a long time, they have done nothing about it” External link

westmeathindependent Tuesday, January 28, 2020 6:02:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy claimed ( about Paschal Donohoe ) : “but they didn't listen....and the first time any Cabinet Minister took an interest (in this issue) was days before the general election was called, when Paschal Donohoe eventually agreed to meet stakeholders in the insurance sector” External link

westmeathindependent Tuesday, January 28, 2020 6:02:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “Fine Gael’s hands-off approach on insurance has seen young drivers priced off the road. It’s seen numerous activity centres, play centres and creches close and festivals called-off,” External link

longfordleader Monday, January 27, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “The gravity of the insurance crisis demands an urgent response. Fianna Fáil will take immediate action if in Government,” External link

longfordleader Monday, January 27, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : "The dogs on the street know what's been going on with insurance," External link

independent-ie Thursday, December 19, 2019 5:57:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy concluded : “If the Government think they can take a more hands-off approach in this instance by referencing the Just Transition Fund then they have another think coming” External link

longfordleader Friday, November 8, 2019 5:08:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “They cannot be abandoned by government,” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, October 23, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : “They cannot be abandoned by government,” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, October 23, 2019 9:06:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : "It's as obvious as a nose on our face that the Government needs to urgently step up our preparations for a no-deal Brexit. They can start by telling people exactly what their plan is" External link

independent-ie Friday, August 30, 2019 5:19:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : "It's as obvious as a nose on our face that Government needs to urgently step up our preparations for a no-deal Brexit. They can start by telling people exactly what their plan is" External link

herald-ie Friday, August 30, 2019 5:09:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : “Open to businesses of all sizes,” External link

thejournal Sunday, July 14, 2019 9:04:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy told : “We had a difference of opinion on one element of this Bill. I put my case as to why I felt the Minister’s proposals were disproportionate, but we voted on it and moved on,” External link

irishtimes Saturday, May 25, 2019 7:38:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy explained : “The Fianna Fáil Bill permits the use of e-scooters on Irish roads, but it also lays down a number of safety requirements,” External link

eecho Thursday, May 23, 2019 3:25:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy concluded : “Thus far the Minister has failed in his duty to all road users, leaving scooter users in a legal limbo, Gardaí with unenforceable obligations and pedestrians at risk,” External link

eecho Thursday, May 23, 2019 3:25:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy added : “If the board of the FAI were serious about restoring confidence in the association they would have been far more up front and given more openness and transparency today” External link

irishmirror Wednesday, April 10, 2019 11:19:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy added : “So, something that came out about the board being kept informed at all times, but you as head of the board weren’t aware of it? Strange,” External link

yorkpress Wednesday, April 10, 2019 9:42:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “Who issued that statement because it’s clearly inaccurate?” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, April 10, 2019 6:51:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy added : “So, something that came out about the board being kept informed at all times, but you as head of the board weren’t aware of it? Strange,” External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, April 10, 2019 6:07:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy added : “The FAI has indicated their willingness to bring forward their appearance before the Oireachtas Committee and I will be raising this possibility at our Committee sitting this week,” External link

beat102103 Monday, March 25, 2019 11:05:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : "This is an important yet simple change, and I feel the Government's laissez faire approach to this issue is not acceptable" External link

independent-ie Monday, March 25, 2019 5:59:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said ( about John Delaney ) : "The larger question remains. The uncertainty around the loan must be answered and I expect John Delaney to come before the Oireachtas Committee in early April or sooner to answer this," External link

RTERadio Monday, March 25, 2019 2:46:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy added : “The FAI has indicated their willingness to bring forward their appearance before the Oireachtas Committee and I will be raising this possibility at our Committee sitting this week,” External link

irishexaminer Monday, March 25, 2019 1:20:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy concluded ( about Shane Ross ) : “The solution is very simple. Minister Ross must up his game and ensure driving test instructors are hired so we see waiting times reduce,” External link

beat102103 Saturday, March 23, 2019 9:57:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy concluded ( about Shane Ross ) : “The solution is very simple. Minister Ross must up his game and ensure driving test instructors are hired so we see waiting times reduce,” External link

irishexaminer Saturday, March 23, 2019 2:46:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said ( about John Delaney ) : “My advice to John Delaney is he should use his appearance before the Oireachtas Committee to answer why the FAI needed funding, why they didn’t use a financial institution for bridging finance, why was the transaction not declared in the 2017 accounts? Why was there an effort to conceal?” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, March 19, 2019 11:29:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : "While I accept that cruise ships only make up a small number of dockings at Dublin Port, they make up a significant chunk of tourism, over 3pc of the total overseas visitors to Dublin annually," External link

independent-ie Wednesday, March 13, 2019 6:01:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said ( about Shane Ross ) : “This is a critical transport issue for so many people who don’t live in urban areas and Shane Ross would rather run off to meet schoolchildren and take a routine topical question than face the committee and discuss rural transport,” External link

irishtimes Saturday, March 2, 2019 4:50:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : “There are thousands of people who cross the border every day for work, school, college, medical appointments and to simply visit family or friends. It is imperative for these people that they can continue in their daily lives without impediments,” External link

thejournal Thursday, February 28, 2019 1:59:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : "The incident yesterday at Dublin Airport identified the need for more robust legislation to be enacted to ensure that we minimise the threat of drones in and around our national, or any, airport," "It's simply not good enough that we can have somebody operating a drone, perhaps maybe costing €50, could bring a national airport to a standstill" External link

irishexaminer Friday, February 22, 2019 10:49:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : "Minister Ross's previous comments that the likelihood of a drone attack in Ireland was 'low' clearly shows his lack of understanding of the seriousness of the issue," "Following the drone sightings at Gatwick Airport, he was at pains to stress that the regulatory provisions in place in Ireland, which control and restrict the use of drones, were stronger than those of the UK" External link

independent-ie Friday, February 22, 2019 9:56:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said ( about Dublin Airport Authority ) : “In the first instance I am glad that the disruption to flights in Dublin Airport was kept to a minimum and that all flights have resumed, however let there be no doubt about it, it could have been much more chaotic” External link

irishtimes Thursday, February 21, 2019 6:03:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy concluded ( about Peter Kelly ) : “The Fianna Fáil organisation, locally in Longford and nationally, has lost a loyal and valued member and supporter. I want to extend my condolences to his wife Maura and their children Emily, Joseph and Peter as well as to his wider family” External link

longfordleader Thursday, January 3, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : "It does appear to be very much an uneasy looking contraption for want of a better word," External link

independent-ie Thursday, December 20, 2018 6:17:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : "It does appear to be very much an uneasy looking contraption for want of a better word," External link

independent-ie Thursday, December 20, 2018 5:53:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy says : “I suppose, given my current portfolio as spokesperson, I’d be embarrassed to say it now. I would have, as an immature person, maybe thought it was a kind of a manly thing that I was able to manage the car and bring it home after four or five pints. It was stupid and it was immature” External link

meathchronicle Saturday, December 15, 2018 1:46:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy states : “Look it, there’s merit in it. It would appear that there’s a lot of people fucking smoking it anyway. I don’t know, sometimes you might be better off legalising something and at least getting tax off it than not” External link

meathchronicle Saturday, December 15, 2018 1:46:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy added : "It flies totally in face of what GAA is about. It sets a bad example. A lot of underage players look up to their senior teams, especially at the time of big wins," External link

independent-ie Thursday, October 26, 2017 11:26:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “What we’re calling for is that we need the government to ensure that an aviation deal is high on any negotiations,” External link

thejournal Thursday, August 31, 2017 12:13:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : “It’s a critically important sector to a small open economy like ours,” External link

thejournal Thursday, August 31, 2017 12:13:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : "The key is they don't have capacity in terms of their rolling stock. What this government should be doing is they should be availing of the funding that is available through Europe. There is €500bn that is available there which they could use for improvement in the rail line and in their carriages," External link

breakingnews-ie Tuesday, August 29, 2017 9:53:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : "It's a sad reflection on ourselves and our own checks and balances that we relied upon another jurisdiction, which probably wouldn't be held in the highest esteem as being the most honourable country in terms of doing business. Yet it took that jurisdiction to highlight the gross inadequacies of the OCI" External link

independent-ie Friday, August 18, 2017 5:04:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said ( about Robert Troy ) : “I’m very sorry you don’t have confidence in me, Deputy Troy. If you don’t have confidence in me, why are you asking me to go in there?” External link

thejournal Thursday, March 2, 2017 5:42:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy added : “There are a number of Express routes that are never going to be commercially viable but they do need to be maintained because they do keep connectivity within the regions” External link

waterford-news Tuesday, February 28, 2017 7:18:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “We don’t want to see Expressway routes cut because of their non-profitability and no service put in its place,” External link

waterford-news Tuesday, February 28, 2017 7:18:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy added : "There are a number of Express routes that are never going to be commercially viable but they do need to be maintained because they do keep connectivity within the regions" External link

breakingnews-ie Tuesday, February 28, 2017 6:47:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : "We don't want to see Expressway routes cut because of their non-profitability and no service put in its place," External link

breakingnews-ie Tuesday, February 28, 2017 6:47:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy added : “There are a number of Express routes that are never going to be commercially viable but they do need to be maintained because they do keep connectivity within the regions” External link

westernpeople Tuesday, February 28, 2017 5:47:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “We don’t want to see Expressway routes cut because of their non-profitability and no service put in its place,” External link

westernpeople Tuesday, February 28, 2017 5:47:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy told : “I believe there is better scope to save lives on our road by enforcing legislation, ensuring there is greater penalties for people who blatantly abuse drink driving, who are consuming multiple amounts of alcohol and getting behind the wheel of the car,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, February 28, 2017 1:56:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : "motions cannot be passed in the Dáil without implementation" External link

independent-ie Saturday, February 4, 2017 7:11:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : “It is beyond belief that the Government is considering closing rail lines at a time when we should be ramping up investment in public transport” External link

irishexaminer Friday, January 20, 2017 8:15:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy asked : "So what did the minister actually brief the Cabinet on if he had not read the report?" External link

independent-ie Thursday, January 19, 2017 6:39:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said ( about Shane Ross ) : "Minister Ross has been aware of the financial problems at the company for months but has failed to engage with bosses or unions," "Now we're facing a collision course between the management and unions over cost-saving measures," External link

independent-ie Monday, January 16, 2017 6:59:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : “It seems that the Minister is oblivious to this problem and is unaware that the company is on the verge of shutting down many of its key routes serving large swathes of the country,” External link

newstalk Wednesday, January 11, 2017 1:13:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy explained : “The cost of car insurance has risen by a minimum of 51% since January 2011 and the situation is even worse for those looking to insure vehicles associated with their business. These increases are unsustainable. Exorbitant insurance costs are putting enormous pressure on household budgets and are costing jobs,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, January 10, 2017 11:42:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “It seems that the Minister is oblivious to this problem and is unaware that the company is on the verge of shutting down many of its key routes serving large swathes of the country,” External link

newstalk Tuesday, January 10, 2017 10:51:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “He has a significant role to play, given that he is the main shareholder in the company,” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, December 8, 2016 8:58:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : “Minister Ross has failed to carry out his Ministerial duties since being appointed to cabinet,” “He has failed to fill a single open board vacancy under his remit and this is putting the operational capability of a number of organisations at risk” External link

thejournal Monday, November 21, 2016 6:34:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “Minister Ross had the opportunity to discuss this report when he appeared before the Oireachtas Transport Committee last month. His failure to do so is deeply disappointing but not surprising,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, October 25, 2016 5:51:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : “Judging on the pace so far he will be out of office before he knows what his priorities are,” External link

irishexaminer Friday, October 14, 2016 5:30:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy added : “Unfortunately, the Government have been asleep on the job, putting the interests of big business ahead of motorists,” External link

thejournal Wednesday, September 14, 2016 1:15:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : "I think to be fair the drivers. over the last seven or eight years, have made many sacrifices in terms of their pay and in terms of some of their conditions," External link

herald-ie Saturday, September 10, 2016 4:51:00 AM EAT



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transport spokesperson14.11%EN10/03/201703/10/2017
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spokesman18.40%EN08/30/201730/08/2017
minister for agriculture0.61%EN02/20/201720/02/2017
deputy22.09%EN01/19/201719/01/2017
colleague0.61%EN01/19/201719/01/2017
spokesperson for transport1.23%EN11/21/201621/11/2016
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spokesmen0.61%EN09/10/201610/09/2016
sports spokesman1.84%EN09/03/201603/09/2016
sports spokesperson0.61%EN08/23/201623/08/2016
police chief3.68%EN03/10/200610/03/2006
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Robert TroyEN89.71%
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Robert Troy said ( about IDA Ireland ) : “As a Government, we are committed to supporting enterprises both large and small on their digital journey with tailored supports available through our enterprise agencies. Part of that is ensuring our workforce are enabled to respond and adapt to the changing landscape,” “It is programmes like Transform, and the graduates it produces, that will help support Ireland’s transition to a digital economy, and to successfully tackle the challenges and fully exploit the opportunities that this transition presents” External link

siliconrepublic Wednesday, October 27, 2021 12:14:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy told : "We have seen that over the last 12 months in particular, from an Irish perspective, that pharmaceutical products has increased substantially because of Covid-19," External link

irishsun Friday, October 15, 2021 8:39:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : "It's no coincidence or accident that we have prioritised this destination as a base for a trade mission," "It's because we see that this has huge opportunities in terms of potential growth for Irish businesses" External link

irishsun Friday, October 15, 2021 8:39:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “As we move from brown to green and make that transition to new renewable energies a day like today is critically important. Because we have to make that transition and it can be painful” External link

leitrimobserver Thursday, October 14, 2021 5:15:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “Bord na Mona has a long rich history in our country dating back to the 1940s of a semi-state who delivered not only economically but socially in the regions it served,” External link

offalyexpress Thursday, October 14, 2021 1:16:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy told : “We have seen that over the last 12 months in particular, from an Irish perspective, that pharmaceutical products has increased substantially because of Covid-19,” External link

thenational Wednesday, October 13, 2021 8:34:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : “It’s no coincidence or accident that we have prioritised this destination as a base for a trade mission,” “It’s because we see that this has huge opportunities in terms of potential growth for Irish businesses” External link

thenational Wednesday, October 13, 2021 8:34:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said ( about IDA Ireland ) : “In addition to the other allocations to the IDA to enhance our regional offering and attract FDI to every county in Ireland, this Budget includes €6.4m to sell Ireland as an attractive location for investment,” External link

siliconrepublic Wednesday, October 13, 2021 8:13:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : “I want to encourage all companies to assess their current processes and take advantage of the Government supports available, such as Enterprise Ireland’s Climate Enterprise Action Fund . We have set ourselves ambitious climate targets and I believe this presents significant opportunities for businesses across the midlands and Ireland to explore new ways of working as we look ahead to building a low-carbon future,” External link

siliconrepublic Tuesday, October 12, 2021 1:33:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “I want to encourage all companies to assess their current processes and take advantage of the Government supports available, such as Enterprise Ireland’s Climate Enterprise Action Fund. We have set ourselves ambitious climate targets and I believe this presents significant opportunities for businesses across the midlands and Ireland to explore new ways of working as we look ahead to building a low-carbon future,” External link

siliconrepublic Monday, October 11, 2021 2:53:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “I know that examinership works and saves both companies and employment. However, as it is overseen by the court from beginning to end, it can be an expensive undertaking – and thus out of reach for your average small company, whether that be a local restaurant or hairdresser,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, May 11, 2021 11:08:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “As the economy re-opens, we must have an appropriate regulatory response which supports fundamentally viable companies to continue to trade and get themselves back on their feet,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, May 11, 2021 11:08:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “This announcement demonstrates that Athlone and the Midlands region have the skills, talent, people and connectivity that will enable companies like PPD to embed and grow their operations here,” “Regional job creation is a key priority of this Government and we will be working to secure further investment for all regions in the months and years ahead” External link

siliconrepublic Wednesday, April 28, 2021 7:37:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said ( about Michael Fitzmaurice ) : “Bord Na Móna needs to be imaginative in how it deals with facilitating individual turfcutters seeking to supply their own homes and this is a point that Deputy Fitzmaurice and I will be pursuing vigorously,” External link

westmeathindependent Monday, April 12, 2021 7:28:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy affirme : "L’Irlande est très intéressée par la construction de partenariats durables avec le Maroc en tant qu’économie axée sur la consommation et porte d’entrée sur le marché africain" External link

leconomiste Monday, March 29, 2021 2:29:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “Encouraging more claimants and respondents to avail of the PIAB model should lead to cost savings in the claims environment and should ultimately lead to reductions in insurance premiums” External link

independent-ie Monday, March 22, 2021 8:06:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said ( about Marys College ) : “While Marist College had already secured approval for additional accommodation, there were concerns over the past year about the disjointed nature of what was proposed,” External link

westmeathindependent Saturday, March 20, 2021 8:40:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “This will be a first in Irish law, as such procedures are not currently in place here,” External link

independent-ie Monday, March 15, 2021 9:12:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “My department and relevant stakeholders have a significant job of work to do to design the procedural mechanism for collective representative actions required by this directive” “I therefore urge all interested bodies, not-for-profit organisations, consumers, and businesses to consider the objectives of the directive and to make their views known on how the directive should be implemented in Ireland and what forms the new procedural mechanism might take” External link

independent-ie Monday, March 15, 2021 9:12:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “Climate action is an area of capital importance to Ireland and the current Programme for Government places climate action at the heart of the political agenda to rapidly transition Ireland to a low-carbon economy. Sustainability is an area where Ireland can learn a lot from our Nordics neighbours and there is also a wide range of opportunities emerging from the climate transition where we can collaborate and find mutual benefits” External link

longfordleader Monday, March 15, 2021 3:05:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “This will be a first in Irish law, as such procedures are not currently in place here,” External link

independent-ie Monday, March 15, 2021 6:41:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy concluded : “On the positive note it is welcome that a deal has been reached with An Post to provide cash services through its branch in the town which will help many BOI customers through the upcoming period. Undoubtedly though, the people of Moate will be hugely disappointed with this weeks announcement overall as it is a huge blow to a great and progressive town,” External link

westmeathindependent Monday, March 1, 2021 2:49:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : "We support transparency and good governance. We consider that this measure should have developed tax expertise to ensure that it is consistent with existing requirements and importantly with the international cooperation exchange of information arrangements which are based on confidentiality. " External link

RTERadio Thursday, February 25, 2021 9:03:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : "The issue of company rescue has become ever more urgent as companies struggle with the continued impact of Covid-19," External link

irishexaminer Monday, February 8, 2021 3:21:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : “I often drove by a former home and Castlepollard in my own county, ignorantly never really thinking deeply enough of the history associated with buildings like this” External link

thejournal Wednesday, January 20, 2021 10:38:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said ( about Commission ) : "With the inauguration of President-Elect Biden due to take place on 20 January next and the recent publication of the paper by the European Commission on the future EU-US agenda, this was an opportune time to make these transatlantic connections with our largest trade and investment partner in the U.S., California," External link

longbeachstar Friday, January 15, 2021 11:06:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said ( about Commission ) : "With the inauguration of President-Elect Biden due to take place on 20 January next and the recent publication of the paper by the European Commission on the future EU-US agenda, this was an opportune time to make these transatlantic connections with our largest trade and investment partner in the U.S., California," External link

irishsun Friday, January 15, 2021 9:36:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy added ( about Commission ) : “We want consumers in Ireland to continue to enjoy the benefit from shopping on line with the UK as one of our major trading partners, but I would urge Irish consumers to think ahead when buying from online retailers outside the EU and to visit the Consumer and Competition Protection Commission’s website ( ccpc.ie ) which has lots of clear and useful information on charges and consumer rights” External link

thejournal Wednesday, January 6, 2021 10:23:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy added : "Irish cream and Irish Whiskey are renowned across the world for their quality. Ireland's trade relationship with China is ever-growing and this Agreement will strengthen our trading relationship, benefiting both our agri-food sector and our consumers" External link

polandsun Wednesday, November 25, 2020 1:51:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy added : "Irish cream and Irish Whiskey are renowned across the world for their quality. Ireland's trade relationship with China is ever-growing and this Agreement will strengthen our trading relationship, benefiting both our agri-food sector and our consumers" External link

irishsun Wednesday, November 25, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “Ireland’s trade relationship with China is ever-growing and this Agreement will strengthen our trading relationship, benefiting both our agri-food sector and our consumers” External link

independent-ie Monday, November 23, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “He and his wife are alone – their children live overseas and they have been trying to get their service back for the past 6 weeks,” External link

thejournal Friday, November 20, 2020 5:02:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said ( about Mr Trump ) : "It's positive from the point of view of his commitment to climate change and how he's going to re-enter the Paris climate agreement and it's positive in terms of trade in terms of where he's on record wanting to rebuild allies that have been affected by the Trump administration over the last four years," External link

RTERadio Sunday, November 8, 2020 6:34:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : "It's positive from the point of view of his commitment to climate change and how he's going to re-enter the Paris climate agreement and it's positive in terms of trade in terms of where he's on record wanting to rebuild allies that have been affected by the Trump administration over the last four years," External link

RTERadio Sunday, November 8, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “Traffic lights may have drawbacks, but the benefit of what was agreed earlier this week in the General Affairs Council in Luxembourg is that it will enable each individual country to determine what they’re going to do when the [EU member] states are orange and red,” External link

thejournal Saturday, October 17, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “This very substantial piece of work is well advanced and I intend to bring proposals to government in the coming months which will provide for a modernised and effective legislative framework for co-operatives,” External link

agriland Tuesday, September 1, 2020 6:43:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “The funding announced today will be used to recruit additional student counsellors and recruit additional psychologists. This will be vital for students going into education this year because the Covid-19 pandemic has created a difficult path for students getting to education” External link

longfordleader Monday, August 24, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy concluded : “It is now more important than ever to support student counselling services, and key mental health interventions to provide a safe, respectful, supportive and positive environment in higher education institutions,” External link

longfordleader Monday, August 24, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : "Unfortunately, in some instances, some people probably did take the mick but overall my dealings with everybody led me to believe that the vast majority of them went over and even beyond the call of duty in their line of work," External link

irishexaminer Friday, July 31, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : “There are shops, cafés and hairdressers across Ireland struggling right now, this change will mean that these businesses will not be wound up for relatively small debts of €10,000,” External link

irishtimes Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “The bus driver can ring the gardaí to come and enforce somebody to get off public transport if they refuse to get off it,” External link

irishtimes Saturday, July 11, 2020 8:35:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “The bus driver can ring the gardaí to come and enforce somebody to get off public transport if they refuse to get off it,” External link

irishtimes Saturday, July 11, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “The bus driver can ring the gardaí to come and enforce somebody to get off public transport if they refuse to get off it,” External link

irishtimes Saturday, July 11, 2020 5:26:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “I am concerned that my parents were targeted as my father would be known in the area for giving directions and having local knowledge and also they would be known to be elderly and living on their own. So please be careful,” External link

westmeathindependent Tuesday, June 16, 2020 3:29:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy says : “grow its way out of recession” External link

westmeathindependent Monday, June 15, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “The government have to stop with the mixed messages and give reassurance to the industry that there is a plan,” External link

anglocelt Monday, June 15, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “The government have to stop with the mixed messages and give reassurance to the industry that there is a plan,” External link

anglocelt Monday, June 15, 2020 1:27:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “Our conversation was constructive, and the message was clear,” External link

westmeathindependent Thursday, June 11, 2020 2:17:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy concluded : “We also focused on the important role played by the EU’s SME Envoy Network in promoting SME-friendly regulation and policy making in EU countries. "I believe that the Irish SME envoy must take on a much greater public role in promoting SME interests throughout government and its agencies, while increasing the communication with SME representative bodies on SME policy actions, and the exchange of good practices,” External link

westmeathindependent Thursday, June 11, 2020 2:17:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy told : “We need a government that can implement an ambitious programme for government that’ll deal with the issues that were there before Covid in terms of housing, climate change, supports to our SMEs, rebooting our economy. That all needs to be central for any programme for government document,” External link

irishtimes Saturday, June 6, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “A major challenge facing SMEs during the current crisis is meeting their obligations to pay rent under existing leases. While many landlords have been understanding, others are insisting that the rental obligations in leases are strictly adhered to. In these cases the tenant has no legal comeback or financial support to protect their business from being destroyed” External link

longfordleader Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy concluded : “I would appeal to the Minister to extend any expiring learner permits until such a time that driving tests can be taken,” External link

westmeathindependent Saturday, May 23, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “The only other form of help from the government is in the form of debt,” External link

thejournal Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : “If a business does not know if they will be open in a few weeks time, why would they sign up for more loans, loans that could result in personal guarantees being called in. The would rather walk away,” External link

thejournal Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said ( about Joe O Connor ) : “This will explain how to go about it, what help is available including financial help, and will show how businesses can use the web to their advantage,” “There are two speakers: Christine Charlton, who is CEO of the Westmeath LEO (Local Enterprise Office), and Joe O’Connor, the campaign director for the Fórsa trade union, who is the co-founder of the Doorstep Market, which is an online marketplace just set up recently as a not-for-profit venture” External link

westmeathindependent Sunday, May 3, 2020 2:46:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy wrote : "During the madness of #Covid-19 I am delighted to announce some joy. Aideen Ginnell has been with me through it all and is my very best friend and now I am delighted to say will become my wife" External link

longfordleader Wednesday, April 15, 2020 1:27:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : “The common response from all respondents was that they were receiving no support from their insurance provider whatsoever. What also became evident was they were receiving different information from their insurers as to why they were not being covered,” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, March 26, 2020 10:41:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy concluded : “This Bill would allow the government to designate affected businesses and give them a break for up to a year from paying rates. Other businesses that are doing well would continue to pay rates to help fund vital local services. Combined with an aggressive stimulus package this will help business such as hotels, restaurants and pubs to survive then bounce back. I am calling on all parties to support the Bill and proceed with it as quickly as possible,” External link

westmeathindependent Monday, March 23, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : "We're not a group of independents, we are a party and I think he needs to listen to his TDs," External link

longfordleader Monday, February 10, 2020 8:29:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy declared : “The premiums have been driven up by fraud, large compensation awards and a lack of competition, and while the outgoing Government have known about this for a long time, they have done nothing about it” External link

westmeathindependent Tuesday, January 28, 2020 6:02:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy claimed ( about Paschal Donohoe ) : “but they didn't listen....and the first time any Cabinet Minister took an interest (in this issue) was days before the general election was called, when Paschal Donohoe eventually agreed to meet stakeholders in the insurance sector” External link

westmeathindependent Tuesday, January 28, 2020 6:02:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “Fine Gael’s hands-off approach on insurance has seen young drivers priced off the road. It’s seen numerous activity centres, play centres and creches close and festivals called-off,” External link

longfordleader Monday, January 27, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “The gravity of the insurance crisis demands an urgent response. Fianna Fáil will take immediate action if in Government,” External link

longfordleader Monday, January 27, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : "The dogs on the street know what's been going on with insurance," External link

independent-ie Thursday, December 19, 2019 5:57:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy concluded : “If the Government think they can take a more hands-off approach in this instance by referencing the Just Transition Fund then they have another think coming” External link

longfordleader Friday, November 8, 2019 5:08:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “They cannot be abandoned by government,” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, October 23, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : “They cannot be abandoned by government,” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, October 23, 2019 9:06:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : "It's as obvious as a nose on our face that the Government needs to urgently step up our preparations for a no-deal Brexit. They can start by telling people exactly what their plan is" External link

independent-ie Friday, August 30, 2019 5:19:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : "It's as obvious as a nose on our face that Government needs to urgently step up our preparations for a no-deal Brexit. They can start by telling people exactly what their plan is" External link

herald-ie Friday, August 30, 2019 5:09:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : “Open to businesses of all sizes,” External link

thejournal Sunday, July 14, 2019 9:04:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy told : “We had a difference of opinion on one element of this Bill. I put my case as to why I felt the Minister’s proposals were disproportionate, but we voted on it and moved on,” External link

irishtimes Saturday, May 25, 2019 7:38:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy explained : “The Fianna Fáil Bill permits the use of e-scooters on Irish roads, but it also lays down a number of safety requirements,” External link

eecho Thursday, May 23, 2019 3:25:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy concluded : “Thus far the Minister has failed in his duty to all road users, leaving scooter users in a legal limbo, Gardaí with unenforceable obligations and pedestrians at risk,” External link

eecho Thursday, May 23, 2019 3:25:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy added : “If the board of the FAI were serious about restoring confidence in the association they would have been far more up front and given more openness and transparency today” External link

irishmirror Wednesday, April 10, 2019 11:19:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy added : “So, something that came out about the board being kept informed at all times, but you as head of the board weren’t aware of it? Strange,” External link

yorkpress Wednesday, April 10, 2019 9:42:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “Who issued that statement because it’s clearly inaccurate?” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, April 10, 2019 6:51:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy added : “So, something that came out about the board being kept informed at all times, but you as head of the board weren’t aware of it? Strange,” External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, April 10, 2019 6:07:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy added : “The FAI has indicated their willingness to bring forward their appearance before the Oireachtas Committee and I will be raising this possibility at our Committee sitting this week,” External link

beat102103 Monday, March 25, 2019 11:05:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : "This is an important yet simple change, and I feel the Government's laissez faire approach to this issue is not acceptable" External link

independent-ie Monday, March 25, 2019 5:59:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said ( about John Delaney ) : "The larger question remains. The uncertainty around the loan must be answered and I expect John Delaney to come before the Oireachtas Committee in early April or sooner to answer this," External link

RTERadio Monday, March 25, 2019 2:46:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy added : “The FAI has indicated their willingness to bring forward their appearance before the Oireachtas Committee and I will be raising this possibility at our Committee sitting this week,” External link

irishexaminer Monday, March 25, 2019 1:20:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy concluded ( about Shane Ross ) : “The solution is very simple. Minister Ross must up his game and ensure driving test instructors are hired so we see waiting times reduce,” External link

beat102103 Saturday, March 23, 2019 9:57:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy concluded ( about Shane Ross ) : “The solution is very simple. Minister Ross must up his game and ensure driving test instructors are hired so we see waiting times reduce,” External link

irishexaminer Saturday, March 23, 2019 2:46:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said ( about John Delaney ) : “My advice to John Delaney is he should use his appearance before the Oireachtas Committee to answer why the FAI needed funding, why they didn’t use a financial institution for bridging finance, why was the transaction not declared in the 2017 accounts? Why was there an effort to conceal?” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, March 19, 2019 11:29:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : "While I accept that cruise ships only make up a small number of dockings at Dublin Port, they make up a significant chunk of tourism, over 3pc of the total overseas visitors to Dublin annually," External link

independent-ie Wednesday, March 13, 2019 6:01:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said ( about Shane Ross ) : “This is a critical transport issue for so many people who don’t live in urban areas and Shane Ross would rather run off to meet schoolchildren and take a routine topical question than face the committee and discuss rural transport,” External link

irishtimes Saturday, March 2, 2019 4:50:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : “There are thousands of people who cross the border every day for work, school, college, medical appointments and to simply visit family or friends. It is imperative for these people that they can continue in their daily lives without impediments,” External link

thejournal Thursday, February 28, 2019 1:59:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : "The incident yesterday at Dublin Airport identified the need for more robust legislation to be enacted to ensure that we minimise the threat of drones in and around our national, or any, airport," "It's simply not good enough that we can have somebody operating a drone, perhaps maybe costing €50, could bring a national airport to a standstill" External link

irishexaminer Friday, February 22, 2019 10:49:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : "Minister Ross's previous comments that the likelihood of a drone attack in Ireland was 'low' clearly shows his lack of understanding of the seriousness of the issue," "Following the drone sightings at Gatwick Airport, he was at pains to stress that the regulatory provisions in place in Ireland, which control and restrict the use of drones, were stronger than those of the UK" External link

independent-ie Friday, February 22, 2019 9:56:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said ( about Dublin Airport Authority ) : “In the first instance I am glad that the disruption to flights in Dublin Airport was kept to a minimum and that all flights have resumed, however let there be no doubt about it, it could have been much more chaotic” External link

irishtimes Thursday, February 21, 2019 6:03:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy concluded ( about Peter Kelly ) : “The Fianna Fáil organisation, locally in Longford and nationally, has lost a loyal and valued member and supporter. I want to extend my condolences to his wife Maura and their children Emily, Joseph and Peter as well as to his wider family” External link

longfordleader Thursday, January 3, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : "It does appear to be very much an uneasy looking contraption for want of a better word," External link

independent-ie Thursday, December 20, 2018 6:17:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : "It does appear to be very much an uneasy looking contraption for want of a better word," External link

independent-ie Thursday, December 20, 2018 5:53:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy says : “I suppose, given my current portfolio as spokesperson, I’d be embarrassed to say it now. I would have, as an immature person, maybe thought it was a kind of a manly thing that I was able to manage the car and bring it home after four or five pints. It was stupid and it was immature” External link

meathchronicle Saturday, December 15, 2018 1:46:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy states : “Look it, there’s merit in it. It would appear that there’s a lot of people fucking smoking it anyway. I don’t know, sometimes you might be better off legalising something and at least getting tax off it than not” External link

meathchronicle Saturday, December 15, 2018 1:46:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy added : "It flies totally in face of what GAA is about. It sets a bad example. A lot of underage players look up to their senior teams, especially at the time of big wins," External link

independent-ie Thursday, October 26, 2017 11:26:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “What we’re calling for is that we need the government to ensure that an aviation deal is high on any negotiations,” External link

thejournal Thursday, August 31, 2017 12:13:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : “It’s a critically important sector to a small open economy like ours,” External link

thejournal Thursday, August 31, 2017 12:13:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : "The key is they don't have capacity in terms of their rolling stock. What this government should be doing is they should be availing of the funding that is available through Europe. There is €500bn that is available there which they could use for improvement in the rail line and in their carriages," External link

breakingnews-ie Tuesday, August 29, 2017 9:53:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : "It's a sad reflection on ourselves and our own checks and balances that we relied upon another jurisdiction, which probably wouldn't be held in the highest esteem as being the most honourable country in terms of doing business. Yet it took that jurisdiction to highlight the gross inadequacies of the OCI" External link

independent-ie Friday, August 18, 2017 5:04:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said ( about Robert Troy ) : “I’m very sorry you don’t have confidence in me, Deputy Troy. If you don’t have confidence in me, why are you asking me to go in there?” External link

thejournal Thursday, March 2, 2017 5:42:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy added : “There are a number of Express routes that are never going to be commercially viable but they do need to be maintained because they do keep connectivity within the regions” External link

waterford-news Tuesday, February 28, 2017 7:18:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “We don’t want to see Expressway routes cut because of their non-profitability and no service put in its place,” External link

waterford-news Tuesday, February 28, 2017 7:18:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy added : "There are a number of Express routes that are never going to be commercially viable but they do need to be maintained because they do keep connectivity within the regions" External link

breakingnews-ie Tuesday, February 28, 2017 6:47:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : "We don't want to see Expressway routes cut because of their non-profitability and no service put in its place," External link

breakingnews-ie Tuesday, February 28, 2017 6:47:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy added : “There are a number of Express routes that are never going to be commercially viable but they do need to be maintained because they do keep connectivity within the regions” External link

westernpeople Tuesday, February 28, 2017 5:47:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “We don’t want to see Expressway routes cut because of their non-profitability and no service put in its place,” External link

westernpeople Tuesday, February 28, 2017 5:47:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy told : “I believe there is better scope to save lives on our road by enforcing legislation, ensuring there is greater penalties for people who blatantly abuse drink driving, who are consuming multiple amounts of alcohol and getting behind the wheel of the car,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, February 28, 2017 1:56:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : "motions cannot be passed in the Dáil without implementation" External link

independent-ie Saturday, February 4, 2017 7:11:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : “It is beyond belief that the Government is considering closing rail lines at a time when we should be ramping up investment in public transport” External link

irishexaminer Friday, January 20, 2017 8:15:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy asked : "So what did the minister actually brief the Cabinet on if he had not read the report?" External link

independent-ie Thursday, January 19, 2017 6:39:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said ( about Shane Ross ) : "Minister Ross has been aware of the financial problems at the company for months but has failed to engage with bosses or unions," "Now we're facing a collision course between the management and unions over cost-saving measures," External link

independent-ie Monday, January 16, 2017 6:59:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : “It seems that the Minister is oblivious to this problem and is unaware that the company is on the verge of shutting down many of its key routes serving large swathes of the country,” External link

newstalk Wednesday, January 11, 2017 1:13:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy explained : “The cost of car insurance has risen by a minimum of 51% since January 2011 and the situation is even worse for those looking to insure vehicles associated with their business. These increases are unsustainable. Exorbitant insurance costs are putting enormous pressure on household budgets and are costing jobs,” External link

thejournal Tuesday, January 10, 2017 11:42:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “It seems that the Minister is oblivious to this problem and is unaware that the company is on the verge of shutting down many of its key routes serving large swathes of the country,” External link

newstalk Tuesday, January 10, 2017 10:51:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “He has a significant role to play, given that he is the main shareholder in the company,” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, December 8, 2016 8:58:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : “Minister Ross has failed to carry out his Ministerial duties since being appointed to cabinet,” “He has failed to fill a single open board vacancy under his remit and this is putting the operational capability of a number of organisations at risk” External link

thejournal Monday, November 21, 2016 6:34:00 PM EAT

Robert Troy said : “Minister Ross had the opportunity to discuss this report when he appeared before the Oireachtas Transport Committee last month. His failure to do so is deeply disappointing but not surprising,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, October 25, 2016 5:51:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : “Judging on the pace so far he will be out of office before he knows what his priorities are,” External link

irishexaminer Friday, October 14, 2016 5:30:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy added : “Unfortunately, the Government have been asleep on the job, putting the interests of big business ahead of motorists,” External link

thejournal Wednesday, September 14, 2016 1:15:00 AM EAT

Robert Troy said : "I think to be fair the drivers. over the last seven or eight years, have made many sacrifices in terms of their pay and in terms of some of their conditions," External link

herald-ie Saturday, September 10, 2016 4:51:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
spokesperson17.18%EN10/03/201703/10/2017
transport spokesperson14.11%EN10/03/201703/10/2017
transport spokesman18.40%EN08/30/201730/08/2017
spokesman18.40%EN08/30/201730/08/2017
minister for agriculture0.61%EN02/20/201720/02/2017
deputy22.09%EN01/19/201719/01/2017
colleague0.61%EN01/19/201719/01/2017
spokesperson for transport1.23%EN11/21/201621/11/2016
transport spokesmen0.61%EN09/10/201610/09/2016
spokesmen0.61%EN09/10/201610/09/2016
sports spokesman1.84%EN09/03/201603/09/2016
sports spokesperson0.61%EN08/23/201623/08/2016
police chief3.68%EN03/10/200610/03/2006
Names Lang Count
Robert TroyEN89.71%
Robert TroyFR10.29%


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