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#Shane Ross

# shane-ross - Friday 30 August, 2019

Ross on Brexit: 'It's quite obvious now that there are going to be checks somewhere'
# Custom Checks
# Custom Checks

Ross on Brexit: 'It's quite obvious now that there are going to be checks somewhere'

Aug 30th 2019, 6:15 AM 17,738 Views 48 Comments

The Independent Alliance TD said the government “cannot give ground” over a hard Border, however.

# shane-ross - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Should Ireland legalise electric scooters? The public are being asked to have their say
# PPTs
# PPTs

Should Ireland legalise electric scooters? The public are being asked to have their say

Aug 28th 2019, 2:27 PM 19,146 Views 92 Comments

The Department of Transport received a report on regulating PPTs today.

'We aren't considered important': Wheelchair users dismayed over continued lift breakdowns on train line
# Out Of Service
# Out Of Service

'We aren't considered important': Wheelchair users dismayed over continued lift breakdowns on train line

Aug 28th 2019, 12:05 AM 20,243 Views 49 Comments

‘If people were treated the same way because of their skin colour or religion, the country would shut down.’

# shane-ross - Sunday 25 August, 2019

Ross asked Department of Agriculture to cut funding to greyhound industry after RTÉ doc
# Subsidised
# Subsidised

Ross asked Department of Agriculture to cut funding to greyhound industry after RTÉ doc

Aug 25th 2019, 7:30 AM 18,336 Views 71 Comments

The Minister for Sport said some of his constituents were outraged by the abuses in the greyhound industry that were revealed.

# shane-ross - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Children and teens taking the reins of horse-drawn tourist carriages in Dublin city centre
# Tourism
# Tourism

Children and teens taking the reins of horse-drawn tourist carriages in Dublin city centre

Aug 10th 2019, 10:00 PM 36,636 Views 29 Comments

Last year the council stopped issuing carriage licences due to legal ambiguity – drivers have warned this lack of regulation will cause serious issues.

# shane-ross - Friday 9 August, 2019

Amid talk of a snap general election last year, some Independent TDs were spending thousands on polling
# Voter Polling
# Voter Polling

Amid talk of a snap general election last year, some Independent TDs were spending thousands on polling

Aug 9th 2019, 6:00 AM 18,247 Views 13 Comments

Throughout 2018, speculation was rife that a snap general election could be on the cards.

# shane-ross - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Dublin City Council need to 'aggressively go after' properties breaching new short-term let laws
# Airbnb
# Airbnb

Dublin City Council need to 'aggressively go after' properties breaching new short-term let laws

Aug 7th 2019, 6:10 AM 18,242 Views 35 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin says Minister Shane Ross does not hold responsibility for regulating Airbnb.

# shane-ross - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

High level of sports grants for Dublin was 'bringing government funding system into disrepute'
# Noteworthy
# Noteworthy

High level of sports grants for Dublin was 'bringing government funding system into disrepute'

Aug 6th 2019, 6:10 AM 38,596 Views 45 Comments

Civil servants in Shane Ross’s department warned that some sporting bodies were getting funded even though their applications were weak.

# shane-ross - Sunday 28 July, 2019

Shane Ross loses his stand-off with the FAI at an AGM that doesn't mention John Delaney once
# The New Football Family
From The42
# The New Football Family

Shane Ross loses his stand-off with the FAI at an AGM that doesn't mention John Delaney once

Jul 28th 2019, 7:00 AM 33,272 Views 35 Comments

Donal Conway swept to re-election at the Association’s meeting, but Vice-President Noel Fitzroy fell on his sword.

# shane-ross - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Departing Board member Fitzroy may re-appear on FAI's new football committee
# AGM
From The42
# AGM

Departing Board member Fitzroy may re-appear on FAI's new football committee

Jul 27th 2019, 3:56 PM 11,293 Views 19 Comments

Elsewhere, Shane Ross last night met with Fifa and Uefa, amid warnings over government interference at the Association.

# shane-ross - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Adare Manor confirmed as host of 2026 Ryder Cup
# Limerick
# Limerick

Adare Manor confirmed as host of 2026 Ryder Cup

Updated Jul 25th 2019, 2:20 PM 44,385 Views 108 Comments

The biennial event between Europe and the United States was previously held in Ireland in 2006.

# shane-ross - Friday 19 July, 2019

'It's vital that we learn the lessons from tragic accidents': Ireland to get a new search and rescue plan
# Rescue 116
# Rescue 116

'It's vital that we learn the lessons from tragic accidents': Ireland to get a new search and rescue plan

Jul 19th 2019, 2:08 PM 14,638 Views 17 Comments

The new framework will be phased in over the next 18 months.

Donal Conway to consider his position as FAI President amid political pressure
# The Latest Review
From The42
# The Latest Review

Donal Conway to consider his position as FAI President amid political pressure

Jul 19th 2019, 6:00 AM 13,278 Views 11 Comments

Shane Ross, a host of politicians and Sport Ireland have all called on him to step away this week.

# shane-ross - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

'More of the same' - Oireachtas meeting casts doubt on true extent of change at the FAI
# Another Dail Day
From The42
# Another Dail Day

'More of the same' - Oireachtas meeting casts doubt on true extent of change at the FAI

Jul 17th 2019, 7:14 PM 3,792 Views 2 Comments

The state of the football body was again the topic of discussion at Government buildings today.

Sport Ireland echo Shane Ross's demand that FAI President stand down
# Reform Process
From The42
# Reform Process

Sport Ireland echo Shane Ross's demand that FAI President stand down

Jul 17th 2019, 2:03 PM 13,363 Views 36 Comments

The mess at the FAI was under discussion again today at Government buildings.

# shane-ross - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Ross asks FAI president to withdraw nomination for re-election, stating it is in the 'best interest of football'
# FAI
# FAI

Ross asks FAI president to withdraw nomination for re-election, stating it is in the 'best interest of football'

Jul 16th 2019, 6:53 PM 23,908 Views 37 Comments

In a strongly-worded letter to FAI president Donal Conway, the minister says the upcoming election falls short of the transparency.

# shane-ross - Sunday 7 July, 2019

New Bill aims to 'draw some good' out of a tragic boating accident that left two men dead
# Fishing
# Fishing

New Bill aims to 'draw some good' out of a tragic boating accident that left two men dead

Jul 7th 2019, 7:00 AM 31,798 Views 11 Comments

John O’Brien and Patrick Esmonde died off Helvick Head, Co Waterford in 2010.

# shane-ross - Saturday 6 July, 2019

Disquiet in government as Ross calls out minister's response to greyhound controversy
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

Disquiet in government as Ross calls out minister's response to greyhound controversy

Jul 6th 2019, 7:30 AM 27,259 Views 70 Comments

Transport Minister Shane Ross told Cabinet this week that a more ‘robust’ response is need from government.

# shane-ross - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Free public transport ruled out despite Dublin being 'the slowest city centre in Europe'
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Free public transport ruled out despite Dublin being 'the slowest city centre in Europe'

Jun 18th 2019, 7:00 AM 28,390 Views 94 Comments

Luxembourg rolled out free public transport last year.

# shane-ross - Saturday 8 June, 2019

'Beyond the Pale': Ross lobbied by publicans, politicians to pivot on zero tolerance drink driving laws
# Drink Driving
# Drink Driving

'Beyond the Pale': Ross lobbied by publicans, politicians to pivot on zero tolerance drink driving laws

Jun 8th 2019, 12:05 AM 39,902 Views 95 Comments

The Minister for Transport has also received correspondence praising his approach in recent months.

# shane-ross - Friday 31 May, 2019

'An adventure' - Hundreds call for change at Shane Ross' football forum
# Stakeholders Unite
From The42
# Stakeholders Unite

'An adventure' - Hundreds call for change at Shane Ross' football forum

May 31st 2019, 6:55 PM 17,429 Views 15 Comments

The42 report from the Mansion House, where a wide range of characters from across Irish football assembled to suggest where next for the FAI.

Uefa president told me Noel Mooney was 'absolutely' FAI's choice - Shane Ross
# Secondment
From The42
# Secondment

Uefa president told me Noel Mooney was 'absolutely' FAI's choice - Shane Ross

May 31st 2019, 3:23 PM 4,216 Views 4 Comments

The Sports Minister has been highly critical of the arrival of a former FAI employee.

'I wasn't sneering': Ross says he wasn't 'having a go' at Maria Bailey with swing photo
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

'I wasn't sneering': Ross says he wasn't 'having a go' at Maria Bailey with swing photo

May 31st 2019, 11:34 AM 65,472 Views 107 Comments

The minister said Bailey taking out an insurance claim after falling off a swing at a Dublin hotel was ‘a mistake’.

Government ask the FAI to reconsider controversial Noel Mooney appointment
# Disagreement
From The42
# Disagreement

Government ask the FAI to reconsider controversial Noel Mooney appointment

May 31st 2019, 11:27 AM 21,861 Views 15 Comments

Sports minister Shane Ross is hoping the football body reconsider the arrival of a former FAI employee on a six-month relief mission from Uefa.

# shane-ross - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Fáilte Ireland pledges €150m to develop new tourist attractions throughout Ireland
# Platforms For Growth
# Platforms For Growth

Fáilte Ireland pledges €150m to develop new tourist attractions throughout Ireland

May 29th 2019, 2:14 PM 12,734 Views 30 Comments

The investment will fund projects with the greatest potential to grow tourism across the country.

# shane-ross - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Cannabis was the most common illegal drug detected in drivers in 2018
# Joint Up Thinking
# Joint Up Thinking

Cannabis was the most common illegal drug detected in drivers in 2018

May 28th 2019, 10:42 PM 14,954 Views 44 Comments

An awareness campaign is being launched to tackle what Transport Minister Shane Ross called “killer behaviour”.

# shane-ross - Monday 27 May, 2019

Noel Mooney role not enough to restore government funding to the FAI - Sports minister
# Deadlock
From The42
# Deadlock

Noel Mooney role not enough to restore government funding to the FAI - Sports minister

May 27th 2019, 6:53 PM 6,604 Views 15 Comments

Shane Ross has described the FAI’s temporary General Manager as ‘one of the last people on God’s earth suitable for the job.’

# shane-ross - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Ross welcomes cancellation of MMA event planned for weekend
# Mixed Martial Arts
# Mixed Martial Arts

Ross welcomes cancellation of MMA event planned for weekend

May 23rd 2019, 8:01 PM 35,577 Views 31 Comments

Safety concerns surrounding the event had been raised.

# shane-ross - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Decision on E-scooter regulations due shortly, as minister says electric scooter users should have a driving licence
# New Rules
# New Rules

Decision on E-scooter regulations due shortly, as minister says electric scooter users should have a driving licence

May 22nd 2019, 1:22 PM 59,824 Views 181 Comments

Shane Ross has asked the RSA to research scooter regulations in other countries.

# shane-ross - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Dublin carriage drivers say they're 'in limbo' and want Shane Ross's help with licence debacle
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Dublin carriage drivers say they're 'in limbo' and want Shane Ross's help with licence debacle

May 9th 2019, 6:00 PM 11,238 Views 12 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 16 April, 2019

John Delaney 'is still on the payroll' of FAI - Sport Ireland CEO
# Full Time
# Full Time

John Delaney 'is still on the payroll' of FAI - Sport Ireland CEO

Updated Apr 16th 2019, 3:33 PM 40,983 Views 83 Comments

John Treacy said it is his understanding that Delaney has stepped aside from the association.

# shane-ross - Friday 29 March, 2019

FactCheck: Was there a plan to close the Luas Green Line for up to four years to construct the Metrolink?
# Metrolink
# Metrolink

FactCheck: Was there a plan to close the Luas Green Line for up to four years to construct the Metrolink?

Mar 29th 2019, 12:05 AM 18,354 Views 34 Comments

The Minister for Transport was among those to make the claim.

# shane-ross - Monday 25 March, 2019

Pressure on Ross to appoint Dublin Airport noise regulator despite conflict of interest concerns
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Pressure on Ross to appoint Dublin Airport noise regulator despite conflict of interest concerns

Mar 25th 2019, 6:05 AM 13,117 Views 11 Comments

Fingal County Council was chosen as the noise regulator.

# shane-ross - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

FAI says it has answered all queries raised by Sport Ireland regarding John Delaney's €100,000 loan
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

FAI says it has answered all queries raised by Sport Ireland regarding John Delaney's €100,000 loan

Mar 20th 2019, 8:11 PM 4,436 Views 0 Comments

Sport Ireland yesterday said it was seeking ‘urgent clarification’ regarding a €100,000 loan provided to the FAI.

# shane-ross - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Shane Ross apologises for saying Sinn Féin TD was ‘like a donkey’
# Green Card
# Green Card

Shane Ross apologises for saying Sinn Féin TD was ‘like a donkey’

Updated Mar 6th 2019, 6:30 PM 34,502 Views 85 Comments

Imelda Munster accused the minister of resorting to name-calling, while Ross says the statement was an analogy.

# shane-ross - Friday 22 February, 2019

Arlene Foster calls for 'neighbourliness' as she poses with Shane Ross in the Ballroom of Romance
# Smile
# Smile

Arlene Foster calls for 'neighbourliness' as she poses with Shane Ross in the Ballroom of Romance

Feb 22nd 2019, 9:41 PM 30,967 Views 63 Comments

The pair were in Leitrim today to launch a new stretch of a greenway linking Sligo, Leitrim and Fermanagh.

# shane-ross - Thursday 21 February, 2019

Closure of Luas Green Line to facilitate Metrolink 'off the agenda', Ross says
# Metrolink
# Metrolink

Closure of Luas Green Line to facilitate Metrolink 'off the agenda', Ross says

Feb 21st 2019, 6:27 PM 17,626 Views 44 Comments

The Minister’s comments follow reports that the Luas Green Line could be closed for up to four years.

# shane-ross - Saturday 16 February, 2019

It would cost an extra €600 million a year to make public transport free in Ireland
# Non-runner
# Non-runner

It would cost an extra €600 million a year to make public transport free in Ireland

Feb 16th 2019, 8:30 AM 29,376 Views 101 Comments

While outlining the figures involved, Shane Ross effectively ruled out such a possibility.

# shane-ross - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Shane Ross says new law was needed as gardaí seize 377 cars driven by unaccompanied learner drivers
# Seized
# Seized

Shane Ross says new law was needed as gardaí seize 377 cars driven by unaccompanied learner drivers

Feb 14th 2019, 5:33 PM 40,339 Views 152 Comments

Criticism has been levelled at the transport minister over the long wait times for the driving test.

Sod turned on the new runway at Dublin Airport, but some residents are not happy
# Noise Levels
# Noise Levels

Sod turned on the new runway at Dublin Airport, but some residents are not happy

Feb 14th 2019, 3:40 PM 42,493 Views 106 Comments

Residents who live next to the airport have accused the government of ignoring their concerns over noise levels.