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# shane-ross - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Shane Ross agrees to reimburse OCI funding for 2016

The new board at the OCI had sought an urgent meeting with Ross to restore its funding.

# shane-ross - Thursday 31 August, 2017

OCI to ask Shane Ross for funding back after accepting findings of report into Rio ticketing scandal

The Olympic Council will co-operate with an International Olympic Committee investigation into its former president Pat Hickey.

# shane-ross - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

'I would place more emphasis on what Michael O’Leary says than I would what Minister Ross will'

Fianna Fáil is calling for action to protect the aviation industry after Brexit.

# shane-ross - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Committee wants to know why OCI is locked into contract with company at centre of Rio scandal

The Olympic Council of Ireland is locked into a contract with the company at centre of Rio ticketing scandal until 2026.

'It is a worry': Tourism Ireland concerned about the fall-off in tourists visiting Ireland in July

'It is a worry': Tourism Ireland concerned about the fall-off in tourists visiting Ireland in July

While there has been a 3.8% boost in overall overseas visitors this year, there was a decline in tourist numbers last month.

# shane-ross - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Ireland could soon wind up with another Brexit headache: Air traffic control

Transport officials warn that the issue poses a ‘unique problem’.

# shane-ross - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Pat Hickey's lawyers asked Oireachtas committee to not discuss Rio Olympics

Minister for Sport Shane Ross has said Irish athletes were treated ‘shambolically’ in terms of ticket allocation.

# shane-ross - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

'I am not a fan': Shane Ross says he probably won't watch the McGregor vs Mayweather fight

Ross has been critical of MMA in the past and has vowed to bring in regulations.

# shane-ross - Sunday 13 August, 2017

'Danny Healy Rae's drink-driving comments are callous, I won't accommodate his fantasies'

Shane Ross on the rural-urban divide that has opened up on the drink-driving debate.

# shane-ross - Saturday 12 August, 2017

Shane Ross: 'I was just drinking far too much in my 30s and it was affecting my life in every way'

While his friendship with Enda Kenny got off to a rocky start, Shane Ross admits he misses the former Taoiseach.

# shane-ross - Friday 11 August, 2017

'I hope it doesn't take some awful accident for us to wake up to the fact sport is getting more rough'

Shane Ross said he is concerned about dangerous behaviour taking place in sports.

# shane-ross - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

More Americans visiting Ireland but British tourists are keeping away

Tourism Ireland said the decline in sterling has made holidays and short breaks here more expensive for British visitors.

# shane-ross - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Over 14,000 drivers caught on their phones in 2017 - and some were posing for selfies

“The mobile phone is a big risk these days and people just aren’t heeding the message and ending up in a dreadful situation.”

# shane-ross - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Government study asks people if rickshaws should be regulated

The National Transport Authority wants responses from rickshaw drivers and passengers.

# shane-ross - Monday 31 July, 2017

'Austerity cost lives': Drink driving convictions in Ireland fell MASSIVELY in the last 10 years

The yearly rate has fallen by nearly 9,000 in fact. And counties with a lot of road deaths are not necessarily those with the most convictions.

# shane-ross - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Poll: Will naming and shaming really be an effective deterrent against drink drivers? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will naming and shaming really be an effective deterrent against drink drivers?

Will Shane Ross’s new legislation really make a difference?

So, what's the deal with Ireland naming and shaming drink drivers?

Come December, Ireland is to begin naming and shaming people convicted of a host of road traffic offences.

# shane-ross - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Most fatal road collisions happened between 2pm and 4pm this year

Between 1 January and 30 June this year, there have been 72 fatal collisions on Irish roads.

# shane-ross - Monday 17 July, 2017

Shane Ross to 'name and shame' drink-drivers by the end of this year

Shane Ross to 'name and shame' drink-drivers by the end of this year

Drunk-drivers disqualified from driving will have their names published on a list.

'It's an insult to my little boy': Families who lost loved ones to drunk-drivers slam politicians opposing new law

Following a meeting with the RSA and road traffic victim support groups today, Shane Ross published his new drink-driving bill.

# shane-ross - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

New agreement ensures disqualified Irish licence-holders will also be banned in the UK

It’s understood clarity was needed in light of Brexit.

'If a pilot had two or three glasses to drink I'd still get on the plane' - Danny Healy Rae on drink driving limits

A new bill sponsored by Minister for Transport Shane Ross would see mandatory bans implemented for all drink drivers.

# shane-ross - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Minister prepared to look at cold case of drowning if new evidence produced

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

# shane-ross - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Children with Leap cards to get free access to public transport for two weeks

The promotion will cover a range of Bus Éireann, Dublin Bus, Dart and Luas services.

'Parking protected' cycle lanes move one step closer to reality in Dublin city Georgian Parkway This post contains videos

'Parking protected' cycle lanes move one step closer to reality in Dublin city

The proposed design would see parked cars create a buffer between cyclists and traffic.

# shane-ross - Monday 26 June, 2017

Judges say new appointments bill is 'seriously flawed'

Senior judges have written to Leo Varadkar over the “serious implications” the legislative changes could have.

# shane-ross - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Ding ding ding - the Luas has taken its first trip across O'Connell Bridge On Track This post contains videos

Ding ding ding - the Luas has taken its first trip across O'Connell Bridge

Two Luas trams have made the first journeys on the new Luas Cross City route this morning.

# shane-ross - Friday 16 June, 2017

Fianna Fáil says there 'will be consequences' over judge's appointment

The party has called on the Attorney General to not accept her new Court of Appeal role.

# shane-ross - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Stepaside Garda Station to reopen after 'rise in crime' since its closure

The closure has led to six years of protests in the south Dublin town of about 20,000.

# shane-ross - Monday 29 May, 2017

These are the planned routes for the new 'Bus Rapid Transit' network in Dublin

A new express bus system is being planned for the capital.

# shane-ross - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Long-awaited clamping regulations to begin next week

The regulations will be published next week, with the NTA taking over in October.

# shane-ross - Thursday 11 May, 2017

New bus corridors, new cycle lanes, new tickets: Dublin's bus network to be completely redesigned

Shane Ross said a complete redesign of the capital’s bus network is on the way.

# shane-ross - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

These four roads are getting a €30m safety upgrade

Shane Ross said the improvements will also reduce journey times.

# shane-ross - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Concussion 'guidance document' being drafted for schools, clubs and sports governing bodies

The document comes after five young rugby players suffered serious head injuries during Junior Cup games.

# shane-ross - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Shane Ross wants 'to take on monopolies' with independent third terminal at Dublin Airport

A review into a new terminal would be launched in the next few days, Ross said.

# shane-ross - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Dublin traffic jams are costing around €350 million a year - Shane Ross

The results could lead to an increase in public transport investment.

# shane-ross - Sunday 23 April, 2017

Brendan Howlin hits out at 'sham' government and 'racist' Trump

The Labour leader also accused Shane Ross of “sitting in his office hiding”.

# shane-ross - Friday 21 April, 2017

Should drink drivers get an automatic ban? Doctors will be debating that today IMO

Should drink drivers get an automatic ban? Doctors will be debating that today

The Irish Medical Organisation’s AGM is happening in Galway.

# shane-ross - Sunday 16 April, 2017

Half of the population believes drivers shouldn't be banned for having alcohol in their system

There is little appetite for stricter rules around driving and alcohol among the Irish population.

# shane-ross - Friday 14 April, 2017

FactFind: Is Shane Ross right to say his drink-driving bill could save 35 lives?

We take a closer look at the facts surrounding the Minister for Transport’s controversial proposals.

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