Local and National Issues

Delivery will be key for transport in development plan – Troy

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport Robert Troy TD says the key challenge for the Government will be to deliver on the transport infrastructure commitments it has made through the National Development Plan.

Deputy Troy said, “Fianna Fáil has been pushing the Government for a substantial increase in investment in transport infrastructure not only in Dublin, but right around the country. Traffic congestion is causing significant hardship for people and a lack of proper planning by Government has compounded the problem. This plan represents an opportunity to address the mistakes made by Fine Gael...

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Ross fails to reassure Dáil on his rationale on Dublin Airport Noise Regulator – Troy

- Serious questions remain over capacity of Local Authority to carry out role -

 Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport Robert Troy TD says the mishandling of the appointment of a Noise Regulator for Dublin Airport threatens to derail the development of a second runway at the airport.

New EU regulations in 2015 require that a competent authority be designated as a noise regulator and any delay in appointing one will delay the construction of a second runway at Dublin Airport. Earlier this year Minister Ross outlined his decision...
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