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#Shane Ross

# shane-ross - Yesterday’s News

26 longer Luas trams to be introduced on Green Line

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

“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

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

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

# shane-ross - Friday 30 August, 2019

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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' Exclusive

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

# shane-ross - Friday 31 May, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Government ask the FAI to reconsider controversial Noel Mooney appointment

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

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

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

# shane-ross - Monday 27 May, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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