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#Shane Ross

# shane-ross - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Another grim day shows how Irish football has been failed by more than just the top of the FAI
# Another Dark Day
From The42
# Another Dark Day

Another grim day shows how Irish football has been failed by more than just the top of the FAI

Dec 18th 2019, 10:15 PM 26,900 Views 23 Comments

The FAI was again the talking point in Leinster House, as Minister Shane Ross and Sport Ireland were in the spotlight.

Rift deepens as FAI criticise Shane Ross' comments at Oireachtas Committee
# At War
From The42
# At War

Rift deepens as FAI criticise Shane Ross' comments at Oireachtas Committee

Dec 18th 2019, 9:08 PM 16,736 Views 25 Comments

Trade union SIPTU, meanwhile, have told the Minister that morale among FAI workers is at an all-time low.

Ross 'urgently' seeking clarity on what'll happen to the League of Ireland if the FAI fails
# FAI
# FAI

Ross 'urgently' seeking clarity on what'll happen to the League of Ireland if the FAI fails

Updated Dec 18th 2019, 7:25 PM 35,832 Views 70 Comments

In a statement this evening, Ross’s department said the League of Ireland “would cease to exist in its current format” if the FAI fails.

# shane-ross - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

FAI turn down latest invite to appear before Oireachtas Sport Committee
# Absent
From The42
# Absent

FAI turn down latest invite to appear before Oireachtas Sport Committee

Dec 17th 2019, 2:17 PM 18,864 Views 51 Comments

Minister Shane Ross and Sport Ireland will appear at Leinster House tomorrow, however.

# shane-ross - Monday 16 December, 2019

'That process of reform is still far from complete' - Shane Ross on tonight's meeting with the FAI
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

'That process of reform is still far from complete' - Shane Ross on tonight's meeting with the FAI

Dec 16th 2019, 9:30 PM 12,879 Views 13 Comments

The Sports Minster says the government will not fund the troubled organisation.

# shane-ross - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Independent chairperson to do 'thorough analysis' before deciding on FAI appointment
# Reform
From The42
# Reform

Independent chairperson to do 'thorough analysis' before deciding on FAI appointment

Dec 12th 2019, 5:34 PM 8,568 Views 6 Comments

The arrival of four external members to the football body’s board has been made a priority by sports minister Shane Ross.

Filibustering of Judicial Appointments Bill 'led by lawyers' says Ross
# Jobs For Judges
# Jobs For Judges

Filibustering of Judicial Appointments Bill 'led by lawyers' says Ross

Dec 12th 2019, 12:34 PM 8,133 Views 8 Comments

The Bill passed in the Seanad by a slim margin of 25 votes to 23.

Shane Ross says government will 'look at' proposal to split FAI
# Two Sections
# Two Sections

Shane Ross says government will 'look at' proposal to split FAI

Dec 12th 2019, 9:41 AM 14,431 Views 49 Comments

A plan has been created by FAI members to split the organisation into two sections, the Irish Independent has reported.

# shane-ross - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Legal limbo to end for Dublin's horse-drawn carriage drivers as new law to sort out licence debacle
# Unregulated
# Unregulated

Legal limbo to end for Dublin's horse-drawn carriage drivers as new law to sort out licence debacle

Dec 11th 2019, 6:10 AM 14,972 Views 10 Comments

Since 2018 Dublin City Council no longer issue carriage drivers licences, which drivers say could lead to unlicensed operators and concerns for animal welfare.

# shane-ross - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

'I haven't heard the FAI apologise': Concerns of staff, players and fans after 'shocking' FAI accounts
# Shane Ross
# Shane Ross

'I haven't heard the FAI apologise': Concerns of staff, players and fans after 'shocking' FAI accounts

Dec 10th 2019, 12:49 PM 18,421 Views 18 Comments

“How can we be in a scenario where we’re fighting for our jobs, and we did nothing wrong?”

# shane-ross - Monday 9 December, 2019

Shane Ross: 'We don't trust the FAI, we don't trust them with the money... it's a basket case'
# FAI
# FAI

Shane Ross: 'We don't trust the FAI, we don't trust them with the money... it's a basket case'

Dec 9th 2019, 10:44 PM 28,382 Views 68 Comments

The Sports Minister won’t be appearing before Wednesday’s emergency Oireachtas meeting.

Staff criticise lack of information over finances as FAI confirm Oireachtas Committee appearance
# Crisis
From The42
# Crisis

Staff criticise lack of information over finances as FAI confirm Oireachtas Committee appearance

Dec 9th 2019, 7:00 PM 10,721 Views 15 Comments

Sports minister Shane Ross and Sport Ireland will not be appearing alongside the football body on Wednesday, however.

# shane-ross - Friday 6 December, 2019

Legislation to test self-driving cars on public roads approved by Cabinet
# Driving Solo
# Driving Solo

Legislation to test self-driving cars on public roads approved by Cabinet

Dec 6th 2019, 11:15 PM 15,109 Views 57 Comments

The proposal was put forward by Minister for Transport Shane Ross.

# shane-ross - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Morale among staff at 'all-time low' as FAI endure another chaotic day
# Crisis
From The42
# Crisis

Morale among staff at 'all-time low' as FAI endure another chaotic day

Dec 3rd 2019, 8:20 AM 16,539 Views 23 Comments

SIPTU want to meet with Shane Ross amid concerns of job losses at an organisation now without a Chief Executive.

# shane-ross - Monday 2 December, 2019

Government announces €1 billion investment in national rail network
# Funding
# Funding

Government announces €1 billion investment in national rail network

Dec 2nd 2019, 7:23 AM 30,455 Views 43 Comments

The investment in civil engineering programmes will take place from 2020 to 2024.

# shane-ross - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Sport Ireland refers audit report of FAI to An Garda Síochána
# Forensic AccountantS
# Forensic AccountantS

Sport Ireland refers audit report of FAI to An Garda Síochána

Updated Nov 27th 2019, 9:05 PM 33,482 Views 5 Comments

Sport Ireland decided to suspend and withhold future funding to the FAI in April.

# shane-ross - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Not happy with a speed limit in your area? Plans underway to allow members of the public to appeal for changes
# Speed Limits
# Speed Limits

Not happy with a speed limit in your area? Plans underway to allow members of the public to appeal for changes

Nov 26th 2019, 6:34 PM 14,424 Views 50 Comments

A national speed limit audit is currently near completion.

'She's completely wrong': Transport minister blasts Fine Gael candidate over call to scrap RSA
# Verona Murphy
# Verona Murphy

'She's completely wrong': Transport minister blasts Fine Gael candidate over call to scrap RSA

Nov 26th 2019, 4:53 PM 24,359 Views 70 Comments

Verona Murphy has clashed with the RSA in her role with the Irish Road Hauliers’ Association.

# shane-ross - Monday 25 November, 2019

'I am not privy to the plot': Shane Ross doesn't anticipate 'going to war' over new speeding laws
# Graduated Speeding
# Graduated Speeding

'I am not privy to the plot': Shane Ross doesn't anticipate 'going to war' over new speeding laws

Nov 25th 2019, 5:10 PM 20,541 Views 54 Comments

Under the new system, drivers who speed excessively will be hit with heavier penalties.

Poll: Should penalty points and fines be based on how far above the speed limit drivers are caught?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should penalty points and fines be based on how far above the speed limit drivers are caught?

Nov 25th 2019, 8:39 AM 26,912 Views 122 Comments

Shane Ross is bringing the proposals to Cabinet, but he faces opposition to get it over the line.

# shane-ross - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Almost 90% of motorists disqualified this year have not surrendered their licences
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Almost 90% of motorists disqualified this year have not surrendered their licences

Nov 24th 2019, 1:30 PM 21,597 Views 30 Comments

The figure is the lowest rate in the past five years.

# shane-ross - Saturday 23 November, 2019

Poll: Should there be an all-island soccer league?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should there be an all-island soccer league?

Nov 23rd 2019, 9:41 AM 23,629 Views 59 Comments

Shane Ross has backed the idea.

'Serious merit in proposals': Shane Ross backs all-island soccer league
# Political Football
# Political Football

'Serious merit in proposals': Shane Ross backs all-island soccer league

Nov 23rd 2019, 6:30 AM 14,347 Views 41 Comments

The Irish Football Association in Northern Ireland has dismissed such proposals so far.

# shane-ross - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Drivers who dangerously overtake cyclists face automatic fine and penalty points from today
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Drivers who dangerously overtake cyclists face automatic fine and penalty points from today

Nov 12th 2019, 11:53 AM 43,660 Views 384 Comments

The new laws came into effect at midnight.

# shane-ross - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Shane Ross says he understands cyclist 'die ins' as he's presented with flowers for dead cyclists
# Cycling In The City
# Cycling In The City

Shane Ross says he understands cyclist 'die ins' as he's presented with flowers for dead cyclists

Nov 7th 2019, 6:28 PM 15,984 Views 66 Comments

Ross was speaking at the launch of a new Dublin Bus virtual reality training tool that allows bus drivers see the road from a cyclist’s perspective.

Taoiseach says asylum seekers should be allowed to get licences for driving
# Travel To Work
# Travel To Work

Taoiseach says asylum seekers should be allowed to get licences for driving

Nov 7th 2019, 6:30 AM 27,724 Views 104 Comments

Leo Varadkar says the rules were changed to allow asylum seekers to work, therefore they should be allowed to drive to that workplace.

# shane-ross - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Minister Shane Ross asked for "advance all-clear" on expenses paid to him in €37,000 annual allowance
# Noteworthy
# Noteworthy

Minister Shane Ross asked for "advance all-clear" on expenses paid to him in €37,000 annual allowance

Oct 15th 2019, 8:30 PM 47,535 Views 55 Comments

Minister Sean Canney was also asked to provide more information on €3,258 in “policy formulation” expenses that were spent in a string of restaurants around the country.

€241 million to be spent building dual carriageway and improving roads in Mayo
# Westport
# Westport

€241 million to be spent building dual carriageway and improving roads in Mayo

Oct 15th 2019, 4:46 PM 41,574 Views 46 Comments

The project is the largest investment of public money in Co Mayo in the history of the State.

E-scooter scheme similar to Dublin Bikes 'could help solve Dublin's commuter misery'
# Alternative Transport
# Alternative Transport

E-scooter scheme similar to Dublin Bikes 'could help solve Dublin's commuter misery'

Oct 15th 2019, 2:05 PM 18,327 Views 82 Comments

That’s according to Fianna Fáil’s Marc MacSharry, who says e-scooter users are left in limbo with no regulations.

# shane-ross - Monday 14 October, 2019

26 longer Luas trams to be introduced on Green Line
# Rush Hour
# Rush Hour

26 longer Luas trams to be introduced on Green Line

Oct 14th 2019, 6:15 PM 22,808 Views 41 Comments

The first of the trams, which will increase passenger capacity from 319 to 408, was officially unveiled today.

# shane-ross - Monday 7 October, 2019

Independent Alliance want rise in income threshold for medical cards for the over 70s
# Budget 2020
# Budget 2020

Independent Alliance want rise in income threshold for medical cards for the over 70s

Oct 7th 2019, 5:56 PM 14,254 Views 10 Comments

They said they are at a ‘very delicate stage’ of negotiations with Minister Paschal Donohoe.

No ID stickers needed for Northern Irish cars travelling south in event of no-deal Brexit, confirms Ross
# GB Sticker
# GB Sticker

No ID stickers needed for Northern Irish cars travelling south in event of no-deal Brexit, confirms Ross

Oct 7th 2019, 2:18 PM 11,931 Views 17 Comments

The minister confirmed this in a written statement on 2 October.

# shane-ross - Thursday 3 October, 2019

The government has been asked to consider extending state aid to Shannon and Cork airports
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

The government has been asked to consider extending state aid to Shannon and Cork airports

Oct 3rd 2019, 10:10 AM 248 Views 0 Comments

Could aviation be used to promote regional growth?

# shane-ross - Sunday 8 September, 2019

Shane Ross says his officials were 'vindicated' over stance on Public Services Card for driving tests
# PSC
# PSC

Shane Ross says his officials were 'vindicated' over stance on Public Services Card for driving tests

Sep 8th 2019, 6:30 AM 26,754 Views 34 Comments

The decision was made in March 2018 to not make the controversial card mandatory for a driving test.

# shane-ross - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Retail reps have rubbished claims they're 'obliged' to clamp down on the misuse of e-scooters
# Retail And Services
# Retail And Services

Retail reps have rubbished claims they're 'obliged' to clamp down on the misuse of e-scooters

Sep 5th 2019, 1:24 PM 548 Views 1 Comment

Transport Minister Shane Ross said stores must inform consumers of the vehicles’ legal status.

# shane-ross - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Ross seeks county-by-county review of 'insanely uncoordinated' speed limits
# Inconsistencies
# Inconsistencies

Ross seeks county-by-county review of 'insanely uncoordinated' speed limits

Sep 3rd 2019, 12:05 AM 28,639 Views 58 Comments

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has called on all local authorities to carry out the review.

# shane-ross - Monday 2 September, 2019

Dublin Airport noise regulator established despite concerns over Fingal Council role
# Noise Complaint
# Noise Complaint

Dublin Airport noise regulator established despite concerns over Fingal Council role

Sep 2nd 2019, 11:20 AM 14,820 Views 15 Comments

The new body, the Aircraft Noise Competent Authority, is being run by Fingal County Council.

# shane-ross - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Shane Ross: 'My grandkids photoshopped me into the Jesus birth scene after Katie Taylor memes'
# Minister Of Memes
# Minister Of Memes

Shane Ross: 'My grandkids photoshopped me into the Jesus birth scene after Katie Taylor memes'

Sep 1st 2019, 9:30 AM 39,134 Views 35 Comments

“I was with everybody, I think I was with Putin. I was with Donald Trump. I was at the landing the Moon landing.”

Topless teens, sexual harassment and aerosol flamethrowers: Dart users' complaints to Irish Rail
# Off The Rails
# Off The Rails

Topless teens, sexual harassment and aerosol flamethrowers: Dart users' complaints to Irish Rail

Sep 1st 2019, 12:05 AM 89,353 Views 42 Comments

A new text alert system for complaining about anti-social behaviour on the service was launched this month.

# shane-ross - Saturday 31 August, 2019

'I got into terrible trouble': Shane Ross on that social media speed bump, and why he went electric in the first place
# Electric Cars
# Electric Cars

'I got into terrible trouble': Shane Ross on that social media speed bump, and why he went electric in the first place

Aug 31st 2019, 12:05 AM 54,392 Views 121 Comments

We talked to the transport minister about ministerial cars, BusConnects, and getting on a bike with Eamon Ryan.