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#Robert Troy

# robert-troy - Monday 12 September, 2022

Taoiseach pours cold water over suggestion to reduce inheritance tax threshold
# Fianna Fail Think-in
# Fianna Fail Think-in

Taoiseach pours cold water over suggestion to reduce inheritance tax threshold

Sep 12th 2022, 4:09 PM 35,755 Views 29 Comments

Under the current rules, children are able to inherit €335,000 from their parents before they have to pay tax at 33%.

# robert-troy - Wednesday 31 August, 2022

'I have an opportunity to move on': Dara Calleary says he has learned from Golfgate 'mistake'
# Junior Minister
# Junior Minister

'I have an opportunity to move on': Dara Calleary says he has learned from Golfgate 'mistake'

Updated Aug 31st 2022, 5:45 PM 51,678 Views 147 Comments

The decision was made during the first Cabinet meeting since the summer recess.

# robert-troy - Saturday 27 August, 2022

A fortnight of apologies and clarifications that led to Robert Troy's resignation
# Gone
# Gone

A fortnight of apologies and clarifications that led to Robert Troy's resignation

Aug 27th 2022, 7:30 AM 16,420 Views 0 Comments

Things move quickly in politics – even during the summer break.

# robert-troy - Friday 26 August, 2022

Housing Minister says TDs should have to declare rent arrangements they have with councils
# Troy Controversy
# Troy Controversy

Housing Minister says TDs should have to declare rent arrangements they have with councils

Aug 26th 2022, 1:07 PM 19,202 Views 42 Comments

Darragh O’Brien said that there would be “learnings” from the Robert Troy controversy.

# robert-troy - Thursday 25 August, 2022

Runners and riders: The names already being talked about to replace Robert Troy
# Junior Minister Job
# Junior Minister Job

Runners and riders: The names already being talked about to replace Robert Troy

Aug 25th 2022, 1:56 PM 24,199 Views 39 Comments

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
# The Fall Of Troy
# The Fall Of Troy

McDonald says Troy controversy asks 'very serious questions' about Taoiseach's judgement

Aug 25th 2022, 9:08 AM 26,098 Views 108 Comments

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
# Declaration Of Interests
# Declaration Of Interests

Fianna Fáilers were uneasy about Troy staying, but didn't expect him to fall so soon

Aug 25th 2022, 12:05 AM 18,072 Views 0 Comments
  • 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.

# robert-troy - Wednesday 24 August, 2022

Robert Troy resigns as junior minister amid property declarations controversy
# Controversy
# Controversy

Robert Troy resigns as junior minister amid property declarations controversy

Updated Aug 24th 2022, 10:31 PM 60,889 Views 0 Comments

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
# Renters
# Renters

Robert Troy asked housing minister to support landlords seeking to evict tenants during pandemic

Aug 24th 2022, 7:30 PM 37,014 Views 0 Comments

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
# Disclosure
# Disclosure

Omissions and errors: How Robert Troy's property dealings stoked a major political controversy

Aug 24th 2022, 5:05 PM 21,919 Views 0 Comments

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
# Coalition Concerns
# Coalition Concerns

Greens call for investigations into Robert Troy's handling of property interests

Updated Aug 24th 2022, 3:32 PM 41,194 Views 19 Comments

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 - Tuesday 23 August, 2022

Robert Troy says he didn't do his 'due diligence' on members' interests returns
# Robert Troy
# Robert Troy

Robert Troy says he didn't do his 'due diligence' on members' interests returns

Updated Aug 23rd 2022, 3:55 PM 32,974 Views 0 Comments

‘I can only admit I got it wrong, I’m embarrassed at how wrong I got it,’ Troy said.

# robert-troy - Monday 22 August, 2022

Taoiseach: Robert Troy's errors in declaring interests a ‘misunderstanding’
# Robert Troy
# Robert Troy

Taoiseach: Robert Troy's errors in declaring interests a ‘misunderstanding’

Aug 22nd 2022, 6:11 PM 15,548 Views 0 Comments

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 - Sunday 21 August, 2022

Robert Troy has ‘cleared the air’ in resolving declaration errors – Taoiseach
# Robert Troy
# Robert Troy

Robert Troy has ‘cleared the air’ in resolving declaration errors – Taoiseach

Aug 21st 2022, 7:25 PM 24,610 Views 50 Comments

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?
# I Declare
# I Declare

Will we see more political controversies before Sipo gets some teeth?

Aug 21st 2022, 6:30 AM 15,761 Views 15 Comments

Tánaiste says there are ‘stringent’ regulations already, but signals changes may be on the way.

# robert-troy - Wednesday 17 August, 2022

Tánaiste has 'full confidence' in Troy after he failed to declare house sale
# Robert Troy
# Robert Troy

Tánaiste has 'full confidence' in Troy after he failed to declare house sale

Aug 17th 2022, 3:29 PM 35,801 Views 0 Comments

Leo Varadkar said that Troy is set to amend his Dáil declarations and will be contacting Sipo.

# robert-troy - Monday 20 June, 2022

New €85 million fund will 'help business go digital'
# Grow Digital
# Grow Digital

New €85 million fund will 'help business go digital'

Jun 20th 2022, 6:00 AM 6,917 Views 2 Comments

€10 million will be available in 2022 and it will be administered by Enterprise Ireland.

# robert-troy - Saturday 17 October, 2020

'We need to open up our travel industry,' says Minister
# Tourism
# Tourism

'We need to open up our travel industry,' says Minister

Oct 17th 2020, 4:12 PM 76,932 Views 82 Comments

Minister Robert Troy said it is “critically important” for tourism and trade to have an open travel industry.

# robert-troy - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Varadkar told insurance reform must be top priority as he takes questions on his new brief
# New Job
# New Job

Varadkar told insurance reform must be top priority as he takes questions on his new brief

Jun 30th 2020, 5:04 PM 25,475 Views 47 Comments

Treatment of businesses by insurance companies is “appalling”, Dáil told.

# robert-troy - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

Government under fire as business 'restart grant' not up and running, two weeks in
# Business Closures
# Business Closures

Government under fire as business 'restart grant' not up and running, two weeks in

May 13th 2020, 6:45 AM 12,352 Views 8 Comments

ISME says businesses are ‘bleeding out cash’.

# robert-troy - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Taoiseach says asylum seekers should be allowed to get licences for driving
# Travel To Work
# Travel To Work

Taoiseach says asylum seekers should be allowed to get licences for driving

Nov 7th 2019, 6:30 AM 27,811 Views 104 Comments

Leo Varadkar says the rules were changed to allow asylum seekers to work, therefore they should be allowed to drive to that workplace.

# robert-troy - Sunday 14 July, 2019

Of 90,000 Irish businesses that trade with the UK, just 531 have attended Brexit workshops
# Brexit Ready
# Brexit Ready

Of 90,000 Irish businesses that trade with the UK, just 531 have attended Brexit workshops

Jul 14th 2019, 6:30 AM 7,367 Views 20 Comments

This week, Tánaiste Simon Coveney said that the chances of a no-deal Brexit in October were “significant”.

# robert-troy - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Decision on E-scooter regulations due shortly, as minister says electric scooter users should have a driving licence
# New Rules
# New Rules

Decision on E-scooter regulations due shortly, as minister says electric scooter users should have a driving licence

May 22nd 2019, 1:22 PM 59,966 Views 181 Comments

Shane Ross has asked the RSA to research scooter regulations in other countries.

# robert-troy - Thursday 21 March, 2019

RSA tells those living in Ireland with a UK drivers licence: 'Better to be safe than sorry, swap your licence now'
# Invalid
# Invalid

RSA tells those living in Ireland with a UK drivers licence: 'Better to be safe than sorry, swap your licence now'

Mar 21st 2019, 6:00 AM 31,696 Views 48 Comments

In the event of a no-deal Brexit the driving licence of a UK licence holder living in Ireland will no longer be recognised.

# robert-troy - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Martin says refusing Fianna Fáil TD communion at mass was a 'very unchristian thing to do'
# Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis
# Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis

Martin says refusing Fianna Fáil TD communion at mass was a 'very unchristian thing to do'

Feb 23rd 2019, 6:51 PM 44,676 Views 76 Comments

It was reported last month that Robert Troy was recently refused communion at a mass due to his position on abortion.

# robert-troy - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Calls for drivers who park on cycle lanes to get penalty points
# Pay Up
# Pay Up

Calls for drivers who park on cycle lanes to get penalty points

Aug 14th 2018, 8:00 PM 11,539 Views 78 Comments

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
# Where's Paschal?
# Where's Paschal?

'We own some of the banks, but we don't run the banks': Minister says government can't stop vulture fund sales

Aug 14th 2018, 7:31 PM 16,555 Views 102 Comments

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
# Lifting The Veil
# Lifting The Veil

How much is being spent by Áras an Uachtaráin? Fianna Fáil wants to find out

Aug 14th 2018, 6:17 PM 12,740 Views 50 Comments

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
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Minister admits 'difficulties' in bringing in law for minimum passing distance when overtaking cyclists

Aug 14th 2018, 2:47 PM 13,922 Views 142 Comments

A new law to require drivers to allow one metre when passing cyclists on roads was announced in February.

# robert-troy - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

'I would place more emphasis on what Michael O’Leary says than I would what Minister Ross will'
# Open Skies
# Open Skies

'I would place more emphasis on what Michael O’Leary says than I would what Minister Ross will'

Aug 30th 2017, 8:30 PM 22,161 Views 19 Comments

Fianna Fáil is calling for action to protect the aviation industry after Brexit.

# robert-troy - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Get stressed out sitting in traffic jams? One TD says it's impacting on people’s quality of life
# Gridlock
# Gridlock

Get stressed out sitting in traffic jams? One TD says it's impacting on people’s quality of life

Apr 25th 2017, 7:04 PM 14,394 Views 62 Comments

Next week, Dublin City Council will discuss new plans to restrict car numbers in the city.

# robert-troy - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

'If you're over the alcohol limit, you're over the limit': Ross wants more support for drink-driving law
# Rural Vs Urban
# Rural Vs Urban

'If you're over the alcohol limit, you're over the limit': Ross wants more support for drink-driving law

Feb 28th 2017, 6:00 AM 9,138 Views 32 Comments

Shane Ross says he hopes publicans and those living in rural areas will make the “necessary arrangements” to ensure they get home safely.

# robert-troy - Thursday 20 October, 2016

As it happened: Leo Varadkar grilled on TDs' salaries, Brexit ... and a golf club
Live Oct 20th 2016, 12:04 PM

As it happened: Leo Varadkar grilled on TDs' salaries, Brexit ... and a golf club

# robert-troy - Sunday 31 July, 2016

FactCheck: Is Frances Fitzgerald right about Ireland's financial gain from the EU?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is Frances Fitzgerald right about Ireland's financial gain from the EU?

Jul 31st 2016, 10:00 PM 36,894 Views 140 Comments

Big numbers, big claims – FactCheck is here to find out what’s what.

# robert-troy - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Shane Ross says the Dart Underground still might happen
# Out Of The Freezer
# Out Of The Freezer

Shane Ross says the Dart Underground still might happen

Jun 30th 2016, 8:21 AM 16,859 Views 74 Comments

Back in September, Paschal Donohoe said the original €3 billion project was being scrapped.

# robert-troy - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Councillor considers resignation amid 'disgust' in Longford Fianna Fáil
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

Councillor considers resignation amid 'disgust' in Longford Fianna Fáil

Dec 24th 2015, 10:00 AM 16,811 Views 36 Comments

Things are far from settled in Longford Fianna Fáil.

# robert-troy - Thursday 10 December, 2015

The members won't like it, but Fianna Fáil is sticking with its Longford candidate
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

The members won't like it, but Fianna Fáil is sticking with its Longford candidate

Dec 10th 2015, 8:18 PM 12,645 Views 25 Comments

The party’s ard comhairle has rejected efforts to run

# robert-troy - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

'F***ing desperate': Fianna Fáil TD drops an f-bomb in the Dáil
# Most Unparliamentary
# Most Unparliamentary

'F***ing desperate': Fianna Fáil TD drops an f-bomb in the Dáil

Nov 18th 2015, 5:10 PM 23,967 Views 27 Comments

Robert Troy used some most unparliamentary language in the Dáil this morning.

# robert-troy - Monday 7 September, 2015

The housing crisis may be much worse than we thought
# Waiting List
# Waiting List

The housing crisis may be much worse than we thought

Sep 7th 2015, 5:46 PM 22,685 Views 72 Comments

Figures released by Fianna Fáil show the social housing waiting list stands at 130,000 and not the 89,000 the government claims.

# robert-troy - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Fianna Fáil's next leader, from most to least likely
# After Micheál
# After Micheál

Fianna Fáil's next leader, from most to least likely

Aug 23rd 2015, 10:00 PM 33,800 Views 113 Comments

Micheál Martin is safe for now but who’s in the running to replace him? Here’s our ranking of the contenders…

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