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Troy urges resumption of talks in Irish Rail dispute

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport Robert Troy TD has called on unions and management at Irish Rail to re-enter talks aimed at ending the industrial action currently affecting the company. Deputy Troy made the comments following a second day of significant disruption to rail passengers across the country due to ongoing strike action at Irish Rail. “I urge unions and management to engage in the industrial relations mechanisms of the State in order to bring this dispute to an end. Both parties should commit to returning to the Labour Court and agree to abide...
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Minister Ross must outline what he knew about faulty life jackets and when he became aware – Troy

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport, Robert Troy has said that Minister Shane Ross needs to stop hiding behind the current investigation into the R116 accident and outline why he and his predecessors did not take steps to improve the safety on this and other aircraft. Deputy Troy made the comments after it became known that the company that operates search and rescue services, on behalf of the State, knew for over five years that the life jackets on its helicopters were faulty. “Minister Ross needs to come forward and stop hiding behind the fact...
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