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As OCI severs THG contracts Ross must reinstate funding for Olympic athletes – Troy

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport Robert Troy TD has said that in light of today’s announcement that both the Olympic Council of Ireland and THG have amicably parted contractual ways, the Minister for Transport, Shane Ross must move to reinstate funding to the Olympic organisation. In a statement earlier today, the Olympic Council of Ireland confirmed that they have terminated their contracts with ticketing company THG in relation to the 2018-2026 Olympic Games. Commenting on the news, Deputy Troy said, “I very much welcome confirmation that these contracts have been appropriately severed, this is in the interest of all...
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Rail commuters face travel chaos as Ross takes hands off approach – Troy

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport Robert Troy TD has criticised Minister Shane Ross for the approach he has taken in dealing with difficulties facing Irish Rail. Deputy Troy made the comments after officials at SIPTU and the NBRU confirmed that they would ballot the 4,000 strong workforce at Irish Rail for strike action. Deputy Troy said, “Minister Ross has known about the profound difficulties facing Irish Rail since taking office over a year ago. However he has failed to take any steps to help pave a sustainable way forward for the company. Fianna...
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