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#Shane Ross

# shane-ross - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Train and tram driver alcohol limit 4 times higher than bus drivers - but that's set to change Off The Rails

Train and tram driver alcohol limit 4 times higher than bus drivers - but that's set to change

Train and tram drivers are currently allowed a limit of 80 milligrams of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood.

From TheJournal.ie 'If you vote No, abortion will not stop, we'll just export it to England' Independent Alliance

'If you vote No, abortion will not stop, we'll just export it to England'

John Halligan has appealed to men, in particular, to back the repeal of the Eighth Amendment.

# shane-ross - Saturday 19 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Here's what the €2 million the RSA allocated to the PSC-driving licence project was actually spent on Driving In Circles

Here's what the €2 million the RSA allocated to the PSC-driving licence project was actually spent on

The RSA spent €2 million on making the PSC mandatory for driving licence applications – before Transport Minister Shane Ross pulled the plug over concerns doing so was illegal.

# shane-ross - Monday 14 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie At least €2 million ploughed into PSC / driving licence project -  before Shane Ross pulled the plug because it wasn't legal House Of Cards

At least €2 million ploughed into PSC / driving licence project - before Shane Ross pulled the plug because it wasn't legal

The Road Safety Authority had scrambled to get its house in order for the PSC introduction, only for the initiative to be dropped suddenly and at the last minute in March of this year.

# shane-ross - Saturday 12 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Filibustering: Here's why a decision to deploy a little-used Dáil rule caused ructions this week Please Stop

Filibustering: Here's why a decision to deploy a little-used Dáil rule caused ructions this week

TDs such as Mattie McGrath, Danny and Michael Healy Rae were accused of filibustering this week.

# shane-ross - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'It's not all pub-orientated': Shane Ross defends new rural bus service ahead of pilot project Rural Isolation

'It's not all pub-orientated': Shane Ross defends new rural bus service ahead of pilot project

Many have described the new routes as “drink links”.

# shane-ross - Thursday 3 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Danny Healy-Rae seeks legal advice after Shane Ross calls him a 'terrorist' Road Safety

Danny Healy-Rae seeks legal advice after Shane Ross calls him a 'terrorist'

The Transport Minister made the comments while calling on rural TDs to back drink-driving legislation.

# shane-ross - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Ross says rural TDs are 'like road traffic terrorists' over drink-driving bill Road Traffic Bill

Ross says rural TDs are 'like road traffic terrorists' over drink-driving bill

The RSA estimates that “seven to eight” fatalities could be avoided by changing the law.

# shane-ross - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Whatever is happening to that 'dog's dinner' of a Bill? Law And Order

Whatever is happening to that 'dog's dinner' of a Bill?

Ministers signed off on 50 proposed amendments to the Judicial Appointments Bill today.

# shane-ross - Saturday 14 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Only eight people (and one party) gave their view on whether we should have a fixed term Dáil No-dail Recall

Only eight people (and one party) gave their view on whether we should have a fixed term Dáil

Only the Green Party made a submission to the Citizens’ Assembly.

# shane-ross - Saturday 24 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Call to scrap Ross's judge selection bill after Attorney General slams it as 'dog's dinner' Woulfe Bites

Call to scrap Ross's judge selection bill after Attorney General slams it as 'dog's dinner'

The Taoiseach spoke with AG Seamus Woulfe last night in the wake of his comments.

# shane-ross - Thursday 22 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Shane Ross says he had nothing to do with €150,000 grant for private school in his constituency Wesley

Shane Ross says he had nothing to do with €150,000 grant for private school in his constituency

He said he signed off on the decision without observations or comment.

# shane-ross - Monday 19 March, 2018

From The Daily Edge Ireland's Minister for Sport got the Kearney brothers mixed up, and everybody feels embarrassed Kearneygate

# shane-ross - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Breathtaking inequality': Shane Ross under fire over €150,000 funding for private school in his constituency Sports Funding

'Breathtaking inequality': Shane Ross under fire over €150,000 funding for private school in his constituency

Ross earlier this week confirmed funding to resurface the hockey pitch at Wesley College.

# shane-ross - Monday 5 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Buses, trains and Luas back up and running Public Transport

Buses, trains and Luas back up and running

Customers have been advised to allow extra time for their journeys.

# shane-ross - Saturday 3 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Airport, Blanchardstown and the N11: These 3 Dublin bus routes are set to get a 24-hour service All Night Long

Dublin Airport, Blanchardstown and the N11: These 3 Dublin bus routes are set to get a 24-hour service

Talks are ongoing with the NTA to establish the services in 2018.

# shane-ross - Friday 2 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'It’s not just your own life you’re risking': People told to not drive unless journey is essential No Cars Go

'It’s not just your own life you’re risking': People told to not drive unless journey is essential

Several people had to be rescued after getting stuck in their cars.

# shane-ross - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Drivers will soon have to observe a minimum passing distance when overtaking cyclists Careful Now

Drivers will soon have to observe a minimum passing distance when overtaking cyclists

The new law will require drivers to allow one metre when passing cyclists on roads with a speed limit under 50 km/h.

# shane-ross - Monday 19 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Luas says it has fixed the broken real-time displays at all of its stops Peak Times

Luas says it has fixed the broken real-time displays at all of its stops

The issue is one of a number that have been identified since the Luas Cross City was introduced.

# shane-ross - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Car owners who allow unaccompanied learner drivers to use their vehicle to face prosecution Clancy Amendment

Car owners who allow unaccompanied learner drivers to use their vehicle to face prosecution

Allowing someone who does not have a licence drive your car will also be an offence.

# shane-ross - Friday 9 February, 2018

Irish MMA Association issues strong response to 'misinformation' from Minister Shane Ross

IMMAA’s John Kavanagh has released a comprehensive statement.

From TheJournal.ie Shane Ross: MMA bosses must stop 'dragging their feet' on safety after inquest into death of fighter Joao Carvalho

Shane Ross: MMA bosses must stop 'dragging their feet' on safety after inquest into death of fighter

Joao Carvalho died on 11 April 2016 after he was knocked out during an MMA fight in the National Boxing Stadium.

# shane-ross - Saturday 3 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you comfortable with your flight details being shared with other countries? Passenger Name Directive This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you comfortable with your flight details being shared with other countries?

Ireland must shortly pass a new law in order to be compliant with EU security standards regarding flight passenger information.

# shane-ross - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie The re-opening of Stepaside Garda Station has been thrown into serious doubt Saga

The re-opening of Stepaside Garda Station has been thrown into serious doubt

That’s despite an announcement before Christmas that the station was one of six to be re-opened.

# shane-ross - Monday 22 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie One in 12 drivers involved in collision or near miss because of drink driving Driving Ban

One in 12 drivers involved in collision or near miss because of drink driving

Transport Minister Shane Ross wants people who are caught drink driving to receive an automatic disqualification.

# shane-ross - Thursday 18 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Shane Ross accidentally voted against his own drink-driving bill in the Dáil today Drink Driving

Shane Ross accidentally voted against his own drink-driving bill in the Dáil today

TDs voted in favour of the Road Traffic Amendment Bill 2017 at its second stage in the Dáil.

# shane-ross - Sunday 14 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Over 228 people appeal car clamping decisions in the first two months of new law Parking Complaints

Over 228 people appeal car clamping decisions in the first two months of new law

Last year legislation came into effect to regulate clamping in Ireland, allowing for an appeals process from people who have felt hard-done by from clamping companies.

# shane-ross - Sunday 7 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'If someone breaks into your house you should do whatever you have to to take them on' Interview

'If someone breaks into your house you should do whatever you have to to take them on'

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice talks rural crime, drink-driving and hits out against the Independent Alliance

# shane-ross - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'The system is too lenient': Speeding drivers could face a ban even on first offence Shane Ross

'The system is too lenient': Speeding drivers could face a ban even on first offence

Shane Ross said he wants a sliding scale to be brought in.

# shane-ross - Thursday 28 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a TRACKING app, where did those four minutes go?': Complaints made about Dublin Bus Public Transport

'It's a TRACKING app, where did those four minutes go?': Complaints made about Dublin Bus

Some people took issue with proposed changes to public transport in the capital, while others complained about alleged dangerous driving.

# shane-ross - Friday 22 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'The minister is talking about the Man United game instead of the rail strike' Complaints

'The minister is talking about the Man United game instead of the rail strike'

Industrial action by Irish Rail workers affected many commuters in November.

# shane-ross - Thursday 21 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'When are you going to bring in the army to drive the buses?': Complaints made during Bus Éireann strike Dear Minister

'When are you going to bring in the army to drive the buses?': Complaints made during Bus Éireann strike

Commuters were affected by three weeks of industrial action earlier this year.

# shane-ross - Thursday 14 December, 2017

From The Daily Edge A bunch of TDs were menaced by Stormtroopers at the Irish Star Wars premiere last night Use The Force

A bunch of TDs were menaced by Stormtroopers at the Irish Star Wars premiere last night

Don’t worry, one of them had a lightsaber.

# shane-ross - Saturday 9 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Video: The Luas Cross City is fully operational for the first time Luas Cross City This post contains videos

# shane-ross - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie DART pilot project to reduce advance notice for disabled passengers from 24 to four hours Irish Rail

DART pilot project to reduce advance notice for disabled passengers from 24 to four hours

Shane Ross has said the 24-hour travel notice period disabled passengers must give Irish Rail is ‘unacceptable’.

# shane-ross - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Every death is one too many': Vigil held in memory of 14 cyclists who've died on Irish roads this year Stop Killing Cyclists

'Every death is one too many': Vigil held in memory of 14 cyclists who've died on Irish roads this year

“Historically, I don’t think the government has taken cycling seriously as a mode of transport.”

# shane-ross - Friday 10 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I think I'm doing a good job': Halligan says he isn't resigning after North Korea and interview controversies Independent

'I think I'm doing a good job': Halligan says he isn't resigning after North Korea and interview controversies

His colleague Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran said that he was “embarrassed” when he heard Halligan’s comments on the radio last week.

# shane-ross - Thursday 9 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'It's off': Shane Ross says that the Independent Alliance won't be going to North Korea Not The Best Idea

'It's off': Shane Ross says that the Independent Alliance won't be going to North Korea

Ross said it had “never developed into a stage where [they] were going” to North Korea.

# shane-ross - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Learner drivers who drive unaccompanied are breaking the law. They mustn't do it and we must enforce it' Face Prosecution

'Learner drivers who drive unaccompanied are breaking the law. They mustn't do it and we must enforce it'

The government is cracking down on car owners who allow unaccompanied learner drivers use their vehicles.

From TheJournal.ie How much salt we have in stock and other Important Things to know about winter Emergency Planning

How much salt we have in stock and other Important Things to know about winter

Ministers were giving their annual ‘Winter Ready’ update today. We appear to have plenty of salt.

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