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FF calls for emergency meeting of Agriculture Committee to discuss impending fodder crisis

- Urgent steps must be taken to avert a disastrous winter - Troy Fianna Fáil TD Robert Troy has confirmed that his party have written to the Chair of the Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food & the Marine to reconvene the Committee to discuss the impending fodder crisis. “Last year Minister Creed waited until the very last minute to act on the fodder crisis, despite months of prior warning from my party and various farming organisations.  This put a massive strain on farmers...
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Govt’s new Insurance Bill not strong enough – Troy

- Government needs to support Fianna Fáil’s Bill to reform the Personal Injury Assessment Board - 
  Fianna Fáil TD Robert Troy has expressed concern that the Government’s most recent Bill on insurance does not go far enough in reforming the personal injuries process in Ireland. Commenting Deputy Troy said, “The latest bill from the Government is designed to deter people from using the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) as a mere rubber stamp when seeking damages.  However, I do not believe it goes far enough. “PIAB offers...
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