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Meeting with British MPs highlights importance of trade

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Business, Enterprise, and Innovation, Robert Troy TD, has met with British MPs Sir Henry Bellingham and Chris Grayling, to discuss trade links between Ireland and the UK in the context of Brexit.

Deputy Troy and Wexford TD, James Browne also discussed the ownership of Rosslare Europort, which has been a cause of concern for some time. Rosslare Europort was established under the Rosslare Fishguard Harbours Company in 1898 by UK statutory instrument and as such only the UK can amend that.

Deputy Troy explained, “We had very...

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Troy welcomes Union Cup to Dublin

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport, Robert Troy TD, has said the Union Cup, Europe’s biggest LGBT+ inclusive rugby tournament, will bring hugely positive knock-on effects to Dublin this weekend.

Deputy Troy was commenting as the two-day festival kicks off in Dublin City University (DCU) with 45 teams from 15 countries participating. He said, “This year marks the first year that a dedicated women’s tournament will also take place and demonstrates the openness and inclusivity that we should all strive for in sport.

“I think it’s particularly...

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