Robert Troy

Robert Troy
Opposition Spokesperson for
Transport, Tourism and Sport
Assumed office
18 May 2016
Leader Micheál Martin
Preceded by Timmy Dooley
Opposition Spokesperson for
Children and Youth Affairs
In office
July 2012  May 2016
Leader Micheál Martin
Preceded by Charlie McConalogue
Succeeded by Anne Rabbitte
Opposition Spokesperson for
Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht
In office
April 2011  July 2012
Leader Micheál Martin
Preceded by Jimmy Deenihan
Succeeded by Seán Ó Fearghail
Teachta Dála
Assumed office
February 2011
Constituency Longford–Westmeath
Personal details
Born January 1982 (1982-01) (age 34)
Ballynacargy, Westmeath, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Political party Fianna Fáil

Robert Troy (born January 1982) is an Irish Fianna Fáil politician.[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 party spokesperson on Children, and following the 2016 General Election he was appointed Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport.[4]


  1. "Mr. Robert Troy". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 6 March 2011.
  2. "Politics: a young man's game". Westmeath Examiner. 5 May 2011.
  3. 1 2 "Robert Troy". Retrieved 6 March 2011.
  4. "Our People – Fianna Fáil".
Preceded by
Mary O'Rourke
(Fianna Fáil)
Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála for Longford–Westmeath
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