Robert Troy

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Fianna Fáil’s Bobby Aylward with leader Micheál Martin. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil TDs and Senators opposed to repealing the Eighth Amendment have been invited to a “coming together of like-minded people” on Tuesday. Car(...)

Such laws requiring a minimum distance have been passed in France, Belgium, Portugal, Canada and Australia as well as half of the states in the US.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has raised doubt over a proposed law to penalise drivers who pass cyclists too closely, indicating it may be unenfor(...)

Irish Rail sponsorship was criticised in light of deferred  maintenance of tracks due to a lack of resources and fact workers had not had a pay rise for 10 years.   Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The chairman of Irish Rail has criticised the controversial €20,000 sponsorship by the cash-strapped company of an angling event in Northern Ireland f(...)

The road maintenance budget next year will be reduced by 15 per cent nationally and by up to 30 per cent for local authorities. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The road maintenance budget next year will be reduced by 15 per cent nationally and by up to 30 per cent for local authorities, Transport Infrastructu(...)

Cyclists lying on the road during a Stop Killing Cyclists  demonstration outside the Dáil organised by  Dublin cycling groups. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Fianna Fáil has said it will introduce legislation extending the minimum distance motorists must leave when overtaking a cyclist. Robert Troy, the p(...)

Frances Fitzgerald: The jury was out last night as to whether she did enough to keep her job. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

With the best will in the world, the Taoiseach explained to the Dáil, he is only as good as the information he is given. Leo could have cast a scorn(...)

A file photograph of Seán Óg Ó hAilpín, who has emerged as a potential Dáil candidate for Fianna Fáil in Cork. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Fianna Fáil is eyeing up former All-Ireland winning Cork hurling captain Seán Óg Ó hAilpín as a potential Dáil candidate and running mate for one of t(...)

Electric car being charged: just five of the 6,536 vehicles owned by the State are electric-powered. Photograph: Thinkstock

Only five of the 6,536 vehicles owned by the State are electric-powered, new figures have shown. Statistics released by Minister for Transport Shane(...)

Former Olympic Council of Ireland president Pat Hickey. Photograph: Alan Betson

Former Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) president Pat Hickey could face a maximum 44 years in prison if found guilty of all charges in Brazil, accordi(...)

 Former president of the Olympic Council of Ireland Pat Hickey and others are due to stand trial in Rio in connection with the tickets controversy. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Former Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) president Pat Hickey has accused an Oireachtas committee of breaching his constitutional rights to a fair tria(...)

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