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Monday 2 October 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Robert Troy

This year
Property questions take out another minister but this resignation is different to the Troy saga
English’s resignation is solely due to a 2008 planning application.
Fine Gael TD Damien English resigned his position as Minister of State at the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment today.
The Meath West TD resigned solely due to a 2008 planning application in which he failed to declare he owned a house.
Public scrutiny of politicians’ ownership of housing has ramped up in recent months following the controversy surrounding TD Robert Troy and his properties.
Fine Gael TD Damien English resigns as junior minister after reports about property ownership
A fortnight of apologies and clarifications that led to Robert Troy's resignation
Last year
Taoiseach pours cold water over suggestion to reduce inheritance tax threshold
Under the current rules, children are able to inherit €335,000 from their parents before they have to pay tax at 33%.
'I have an opportunity to move on': Dara Calleary says he has learned from Golfgate 'mistake'
The decision was made during the first Cabinet meeting since the summer recess.
A fortnight of apologies and clarifications that led to Robert Troy's resignation
Things move quickly in politics – even during the summer break.
Housing Minister says TDs should have to declare rent arrangements they have with councils
Darragh O’Brien said that there would be “learnings” from the Robert Troy controversy.
Runners and riders: The names already being talked about to replace Robert Troy
There are a couple of names in the ether, the most popular being Mayo TD Dara Calleary.
McDonald says Troy controversy asks 'very serious questions' about Taoiseach's judgement
Mary Lou McDonald said Robert Troy’s resignation was “inevitable”.
Fianna Fáilers were uneasy about Troy staying, but didn't expect him to fall so soon
Troy stepped down last night a few days following a ‘clear the air’ interview about the controversy.
The politician was in hot water over a failure to declare property to the Dáil Register of Members’ Interests.
Despite multiple apologies and clarifications, there were continued calls for the resignation of the Minister of State for Trade Promotion yesterday.
A number of TDs said that the public trust had been damaged by the affair.
Omissions and errors: How Robert Troy's property dealings stoked a major political controversy
Greens call for investigations into Robert Troy's handling of property interests
Robert Troy resigns as junior minister amid property declarations controversy
The politician was in hot water over a failure to declare property to the Dáil Register of Members’ Interests.
Robert Troy asked housing minister to support landlords seeking to evict tenants during pandemic
Troy questioned the minister about landlords in the process of securing evictions notices against “non-conforming tenants”.
Omissions and errors: How Robert Troy's property dealings stoked a major political controversy
Opposition TDs have been calling for the resignation of the Fianna Fáil junior minister.
Greens call for investigations into Robert Troy's handling of property interests
Minister of State Troy said he is still willing to “engage with SIPO, RTB or a Dáil Committee as suggested by Minister Ryan”.
Robert Troy says he didn't do his 'due diligence' on members' interests returns
‘I can only admit I got it wrong, I’m embarrassed at how wrong I got it,’ Troy said.
Taoiseach: Robert Troy's errors in declaring interests a ‘misunderstanding’
Junior Minister Robert Troy has been forced to correct the Dáil’s register of declarations of interest after he failed to include properties.
Robert Troy has ‘cleared the air’ in resolving declaration errors – Taoiseach
The Minister of State with responsibility for Trade Promotion has been forced to correct the Dail’s register of declarations of interest.
Will we see more political controversies before Sipo gets some teeth?
Tánaiste says there are ‘stringent’ regulations already, but signals changes may be on the way.
Tánaiste has 'full confidence' in Troy after he failed to declare house sale
Leo Varadkar said that Troy is set to amend his Dáil declarations and will be contacting Sipo.
New €85 million fund will 'help business go digital'
€10 million will be available in 2022 and it will be administered by Enterprise Ireland.
All time
'We need to open up our travel industry,' says Minister
Minister Robert Troy said it is “critically important” for tourism and trade to have an open travel industry.
Varadkar told insurance reform must be top priority as he takes questions on his new brief
Treatment of businesses by insurance companies is “appalling”, Dáil told.
Government under fire as business 'restart grant' not up and running, two weeks in
ISME says businesses are ‘bleeding out cash’.
Taoiseach says asylum seekers should be allowed to get licences for driving
Leo Varadkar says the rules were changed to allow asylum seekers to work, therefore they should be allowed to drive to that workplace.
Of 90,000 Irish businesses that trade with the UK, just 531 have attended Brexit workshops
This week, Tánaiste Simon Coveney said that the chances of a no-deal Brexit in October were “significant”.
Decision on E-scooter regulations due shortly, as minister says electric scooter users should have a driving licence
Shane Ross has asked the RSA to research scooter regulations in other countries.
RSA tells those living in Ireland with a UK drivers licence: 'Better to be safe than sorry, swap your licence now'
In the event of a no-deal Brexit the driving licence of a UK licence holder living in Ireland will no longer be recognised.
Martin says refusing Fianna Fáil TD communion at mass was a 'very unchristian thing to do'
It was reported last month that Robert Troy was recently refused communion at a mass due to his position on abortion.
Calls for drivers who park on cycle lanes to get penalty points
Motorists continue to park on cycle lane because they face no consequences for doing so, said the party.
'We own some of the banks, but we don't run the banks': Minister says government can't stop vulture fund sales
Questions have been mounting as to where Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe is in the midst of this summer’s vulture fund sell off.
How much is being spent by Áras an Uachtaráin? Fianna Fáil wants to find out
The office of presidency spends about €7m per year, but the breakdown of that spending is kept under wraps.
Minister admits 'difficulties' in bringing in law for minimum passing distance when overtaking cyclists
A new law to require drivers to allow one metre when passing cyclists on roads was announced in February.
'I would place more emphasis on what Michael O’Leary says than I would what Minister Ross will'
Fianna Fáil is calling for action to protect the aviation industry after Brexit.
Get stressed out sitting in traffic jams? One TD says it's impacting on people’s quality of life
Next week, Dublin City Council will discuss new plans to restrict car numbers in the city.
'If you're over the alcohol limit, you're over the limit': Ross wants more support for drink-driving law
Shane Ross says he hopes publicans and those living in rural areas will make the “necessary arrangements” to ensure they get home safely.
Leo Varadkar grilled on TDs' salaries, Brexit ... and a golf club
Varadkar is filling in for Taoiseach Enda Kenny this afternoon.
FactCheck: Is Frances Fitzgerald right about Ireland's financial gain from the EU?
Big numbers, big claims – FactCheck is here to find out what’s what.
Shane Ross says the Dart Underground still might happen
Back in September, Paschal Donohoe said the original €3 billion project was being scrapped.
Councillor considers resignation amid 'disgust' in Longford Fianna Fáil
Things are far from settled in Longford Fianna Fáil.
The members won't like it, but Fianna Fáil is sticking with its Longford candidate
The party’s ard comhairle has rejected efforts to run
'F***ing desperate': Fianna Fáil TD drops an f-bomb in the Dáil
Robert Troy used some most unparliamentary language in the Dáil this morning.
The housing crisis may be much worse than we thought
Figures released by Fianna Fáil show the social housing waiting list stands at 130,000 and not the 89,000 the government claims.