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# Shane Ross

This year
Mary Lou McDonald’s husband sues Shane Ross following his biography of the Sinn Féin leader
The legal action was filed yesterday by solicitors acting on behalf of Martin Lanigan.
Last year
Mary Lou McDonald says every citizen has right to defend their good name
It has been reported that solicitors acting on behalf of Martin Lanigan issued a letter to Shane Ross in relation to his recently published book.
All time
Fine Gael TD brands Shane Ross a ‘waste of time’ over electric scooters
Alan Farrell is set to propose a bill to legislate electric scooters and electric bikes on Irish roads.
Shane Ross: Golfgate is proof that judicial appointments are infected by political patronage
Shane Ross analyses Seamus Woulfe’s account of the recent Golfgate controversy and has a few things to say.
Transport Minister confirms driver testing will resume in Phase 3 of the roadmap
Although no date has been set yet, the minister confirmed it will resume over the coming three weeks.
Government to provide €70 million Covid-19 funding package for Irish sport
The FAI, the GAA and the IRFU will collectively receive up to €40million.
Government guarantees credit notes issued by licensed Irish travel agents and tour operators
The Irish Travel Agents Association said the industry has seen a drop of 98% in business over the past three months.
Independents more stable than the Greens in government, says minister as weekend deadline set for deal
The deadlines for getting a deal done have been successfully pushed back in recent days.
Drivers urged to slow down as more cyclists and pedestrians are on the roads
Roads around Ireland are getting busier as Covid-19 restrictions start to ease.
From Monday, 15 NCT service centres, and 20 NDLS centres will reopen
Here’s the list of centres that are opening again, and the rules in place if you’re using them.
Shane Ross may consider extending validity for expired learner permits beyond 30 June
Driving tests have been suspended indefinitely since April.
Expert group set up to offer guidance to sporting bodies preparing to return to action
The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport will chair the expert group.
Shane Ross says driving and NCT tests not likely to return anytime soon
The Dáil was told that a backlog of approximately 20,000 was building up for driving tests.
Wearing of face masks on public transport and in supermarkets likely to be recommended, says minister
The Taoiseach previously said the wearing of face masks will not be compulsory.
State guarantee given for refund credit notes issued by travel agents and tour operators
Tourism Minister Shane Ross received government approval for the proposals today.
Government re-affirm commitment to hosting rescheduled Euro 2020 games in Dublin
Uefa asked all hosts to confirm if they are in a position to host the delayed competition.
'It should not be seen as the government having sold out': Ross's message to officials before FAI bailout
There was a lot of back and forth before the government agreed to bail out the FAI in late January.
Some opposition anticipated as FAI Council set for vote to approve terms of government bailout
In spite of the importance of the State aid, there is opposition to certain reforms among some voting Council members.
Government was 'on the brink' of making decision on third terminal for Dublin Airport before election called
The DAA has said a third terminal is not needed at the moment at Dublin Airport.
Ross warns against including Rural Independents in government, says Greens 'mad projects' will cost taxpayers
The transport minister said his new speeding laws are in peril.
Dublin's hosting of Euro 2020 games this summer will be 'monitored very closely' - Shane Ross
The Aviva Stadium will host three group games and one Round of 16 game this June.
Covid-19: Decision on St Patrick's Festival expected this week, says Tourism Ireland chief
Niall Gibbons said that coronavirus was a major threat to Irish tourism.
IRFU boss says government should issue them with 'directive' on whether to cancel Italy match
Health Minister Simon Harris is meeting with the IRFU this afternoon.
Shane Ross is going to write a book on the 'behind the scenes' of the last government
Speaking to Pat Kenny, Ross said he expects a government of Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and the Greens.
Independent Cork TD apologises for calling Shane Ross a 'scumbag'
Michael Collins withdrew his comment, saying it was “over the top”.
The end of the road for the Independent Alliance 'experiment'
The defeat of Shane Ross marks the end of the Independent Alliance.
'It's disappointing': Outgoing minister Shane Ross loses seat in Dublin Rathdown
He said he believed the Independent Alliance had been able to achieve a lot in government without “rocking the boat”.
FactCheck: Was the FAI's rescue package from the government a 'bailout'?
Shane Ross insisted the €20m package is not a bailout – but is he right?
Poll: Was the government right to give a bailout to the FAI?
Minister Shane Ross outlined the refinancing package for the troubled association yesterday.
FAI refinancing deal: Interest-free loans of €7.5 million and government funding restored
The FAI is currently saddled with debts of around €62 million.
FAI to present proposals for rescue package to Uefa and government 'within a week'
Shane Ross also described the return of former board member John Earley to a new FAI sub-committee as “unusual.”
Siptu 'more hopeful' after reassurances over FAI given in meeting with Shane Ross
Representatives from the union met with the Minister for Sport today.
Ross confident change of government will not affect potential FAI rescue package
An intense series of talks between the government, FAI, Uefa and Bank of Ireland will take place over the next few days in a bid to rescue the Irish football body.
Shane Ross: Solution to save the FAI may be agreed 'fairly soon'
The Minister met with Uefa and FAI Chair Roy Barrett today, as talks to find a deal to safeguard the financial future of the crisis-hit football body intensify.
Government announce €10m grants for the Sportsground and RDS, but FAI awarded just €2m
The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport have announced a series of provisional grants totaling over €77million as part of the new Large Scale Sport Infrastructure Fund .
Ross says 'old guard have now been excised' following meeting with new FAI delegation
The meeting came on the back of the appointment of Roy Barrett, Catherine Guy and Liz Joyce to the FAI Board.
No bail out deal for FAI signed off on, but meeting with Uefa to be held next week
A number of new directors to the FAI are to be in place by the end of the week.
45% increase in number of driver deaths on Irish roads in 2019
A total of 148 people died on Irish roads last year, according to provisional figures.
Taoiseach: 'We won't ask the taxpayer to bail out the FAI'
Amid debts of around €62 million, the FAI recently asked government for a bailout of €18 million.
Poll: Should the government bail out the FAI?
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said that the government will not be bailing out the football organisation.