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Minister of State for Trade

I am honoured to be appointed Minister of State for Trade by Taoiseach @MichealMartinTD. Look forward to working with Tánaiste & Minister for Business @LeoVaradkar & Minster Of State @Damien_English. Thanks to my constituents, supports and staff, also to my family & partner @AideenGinnell.

Fianna Fail Ministers, Ministers of State and Senators

Congratulations to the following Fianna Fail Ministers on their appointments Here are...

Small Businesses need more support

Robert Troy contributes in Dail debate for Small businesses in July's Stimulus package. He also calls for Wage Subsidy Scheme to continue for months and to extend to others that currently cannot avail of it, such as seasonal workers.

Back to School Allowance

Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance is due to paid in July. You may qualify if you are getting a social welfare payment (including Working Family Payment, Back to Work Family Dividend and Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment)

New Enterprise Support Grant

A new Enterprise Support Grant for Small Businesses, that don’t qualify for the commercial rates restart grant has been announced. It is a support Grant that will be made available to assist self-employed recipients who are exiting the Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP) scheme with a once-off grant of up to €1,000 to re-start their business

Westmeath County Council Offices will reopen to the public on Monday...

All Westmeath County Council Offices will reopen to the public on Monday 29 June 2020. Offices will be open Monday to Friday from 9.30 am to 4.00 pm.

Live: Counting of ballots

Add a New Post Switch to draft Preview(opens in a new tab) (opens in a new tab) Update Live: Counting of ballots for the Fianna Fáil Members' vote on the draft Programme for Government has now commenced. You can watch it live throughout the day by visiting the Fianna Fáil Facebook page

Programme for Government

Robert Troy, has welcomed the publication of the Programme for Government saying that Fianna Fáil has ensured that the future viability of SMEs has been put to the fore in the business policies of the next Government.

Construction Safe Pass Cards

Recently I have received numerous queries regarding the recommencement of Safe Pass courses. Following representations to the Minister, I am happy to...

Thank the staff of Mullingar hospital fund

***TARGET REACHED***** I am delighted to announce that we have now exceeded our target of €10,000 for our...