Welcoming some constituents from St. Christopher’s Services Longford to Leinster House

Coolnahay Harbour for the re announcement of funding for the new cycle and walkway to the Longford border

I was delighted to have initiated proceedings which lead to Columb Barracks being used as a centre of excellence for Westmeath GAA

Presenting the cheque from the coffee morning to Mr. Brian Fagan of Goal Ireland to support the recovery work in the Philippines.

Its great to be able to support such a fantastic cause. Pieta House do outstanding work!

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Still no action despite the mistakes of the past – Troy

Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs Robert Troy has expressed concern that the Government has still not learned from the mistakes of the past, and has not taken sufficient action to improve child protection measures. His comments come following the publication of the National Review Panel reports into children who died in State care. Deputy Troy said, “Three issues seem to arise for me. Poor interagency co-operation is being highlighted once again. This has been an ongoing problem and is one of the factors behind the establishment of the Child and Family...
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Ombudsman’s recommendations need to be implemented swiftly – Troy

Fianna Fáil’s spokesperson on Children Robert Troy has called on the Justice Minister to act swiftly and outline a timeline for the implementation of the recommendations contained in the report from the Children’s Ombudsman into the cases of two Roma children who were taken from their families. The inquiry found that physical dissimilarities between parents and their children do not constitute a reasonable basis for suspecting that such children have been abducted, and it says the actions of the Gardaí in these cases conformed to the definition of ethnic profiling. It has put forward...
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