I come from a family with a strong tradition in community activity and volunteer work. My parents Paddy & Sarah were involved in many community groups most notable the GAA and Community Games. My Uncle, Fr. Ulic Troy is a former Chairman of a Westmeath County Board.
I went to Emper National school and then onto St. Finian’s College before going to work in Dublin. Having worked in Dublin for 5 years I returned to take over as Postmaster in Ballynacargy.
Since my election we have seen many improvements in our area and I am delighted to have worked with so many voluntary organisations to achieve this. I have also worked for individuals in confidence in personal matters always respecting the integrity of peoples concerns and ensuring the best possible outcome.
Elected to Dáil Éireann in February 2011; Current Spokesperson on Children; Previously served as Spokesperson on Arts and Heritage; Elected to Westmeath County Council in the June 2009 local elections.
Fianna Fáil TD for Longford – Westmeath Robert Troy has criticised the Government for failing to deliver on its promise to ensure the full utilisation of the site occupied by Columb Barracks following its closure in 2011. Deputy Troy made the comments after raising the matter in the Dáil with Minister for Defence Simon Coveney. […]
Fianna Fáil TD for Longford – Westmeath Robert Troy has said Mullingar has been left behind following the latest jobs initiative launched by the Government. Deputy Troy commented, “It is clear that the Government is now scrambling to put in place a jobs plan for the Midlands after realising that it has abandoned the region […]