Robert Troy

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Robert Troy

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Teachta Dála
Assumed office
February 2011
ConstituencyLongford–Westmeath
Personal details
Born (1982-01-24) 24 January 1982 (age 37)
Ballynacargy, County Westmeath, Ireland
NationalityIrish
Political partyFianna Fáil
Alma materAthlone Institute of Technology
Websiteroberttroy.ie

Robert Troy (born 24 January 1982) is an Irish Fianna Fáil politician who has been a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Longford–Westmeath constituency since the 2011 general election.[1]

From Ballynacargy, County Westmeath,[2] he was elected as a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Longford–Westmeath constituency at the 2011 general election, beating the two sitting Fianna Fáil TDs, Peter Kelly and former cabinet Minister and Leader of the Seanad Mary O'Rourke.[3] He was a member of Westmeath County Council for the Mullingar West electoral area from 2004 to 2011. He was elected again in 2016 as a TD.[3]

He was the Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Arts and Heritage from April 2011 to July 2012. In July 2012, he was appointed as Spokesperson on Children, and following the 2016 general election he was appointed Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Robert Troy". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 6 March 2011.
  2. ^ "Politics: a young man's game". Westmeath Examiner. 5 May 2011.
  3. ^ a b "Robert Troy". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 6 March 2011.

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Oireachtas
Preceded by
Mary O'Rourke
(Fianna Fáil)
Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála for Longford–Westmeath
2011–present
Incumbent