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New measures needed to boost Credit Union business – Troy

- Loans on the decline as stagnation sets in - Local Fianna Fáil TD Robert Troy says more needs to be done to expand the role of credit unions to ensure that they are protected and utilised into the future.  The party highlighted the problems being faced by credit unions in Westmeath and across the country during its Private Members time in the Dáil this week. Deputy Troy commented, “Credit unions are at the heart of many communities across this country and have played a major role in providing small and medium sized loans to...
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Troy and Shaw highlight concerns about Garda resources in Kinnegad

Local Fianna Fáil TD Robert Troy and Fianna Fáil Councillor John Shaw have expressed their concern over garda resources in Kinnegad, which is in the Mullingar Garda District.

Deputy Troy has asked the Minister for Justice to ensure the necessary resources are available for a Garda patrol car for Kinnegad Garda Station and has also questioned the Minister about the impact of pending retirements on the manpower available at the station. Deputy Troy commented: “Minister Alan Shatter has informed me that “the...
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