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Dublin commuters left wondering when traffic chaos will end following decision to refuse College Green proposal

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Robert Troy TD has said that progress on improving Dublin City Centre’s traffic chaos is as far away as ever following the decision of An Bord Pleanála to refuse planning permission for the proposed civic plaza at College Green. Deputy Robert Troy commented "From the get go, I have been very critical of the entire approach to this plaza, which has been highly chaotic at the best of times. "Part of the reason why, I believe, that An Bord Pleanála refused permission stems from the Government's utter failure to address the ongoing...

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As dust settles on Budget, what is the point of Shane Ross?

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport, Robert Troy TD has criticised the failure of Minister Shane Ross to have any positive impact on this week’s budget. Deputy Troy commented, “As the dust settles on this week’s budget, a serious question emerges - what exactly is the point of Shane Ross in this Cabinet?  The budget document itself contained no clues, so I hoped that when he came to give his speech on the budget we might get an answer. “Unfortunately, this was not to be.  Instead, over the course of four angry minutes we...
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