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#Shane Ross

# shane-ross - Friday 9 October, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Shane Ross: Golfgate is proof that judicial appointments are infected by political patronage Opinion

Shane Ross: Golfgate is proof that judicial appointments are infected by political patronage

Shane Ross analyses Seamus Woulfe’s account of the recent Golfgate controversy and has a few things to say.

# shane-ross - Saturday 27 June, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Transport Minister confirms driver testing will resume in Phase 3 of the roadmap Grab The Wheel

Transport Minister confirms driver testing will resume in Phase 3 of the roadmap

Although no date has been set yet, the minister confirmed it will resume over the coming three weeks.

# shane-ross - Friday 19 June, 2020

Government to provide €70 million Covid-19 funding package for Irish sport

The FAI, the GAA and the IRFU will collectively receive up to €40million.

From TheJournal.ie Government guarantees credit notes issued by licensed Irish travel agents and tour operators Package Holidays

Government guarantees credit notes issued by licensed Irish travel agents and tour operators

The Irish Travel Agents Association said the industry has seen a drop of 98% in business over the past three months.

# shane-ross - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Independents more stable than the Greens in government, says minister as weekend deadline set for deal Final Countdown

Independents more stable than the Greens in government, says minister as weekend deadline set for deal

The deadlines for getting a deal done have been successfully pushed back in recent days.

From TheJournal.ie Drivers urged to slow down as more cyclists and pedestrians are on the roads Covid-19

Drivers urged to slow down as more cyclists and pedestrians are on the roads

Roads around Ireland are getting busier as Covid-19 restrictions start to ease.

# shane-ross - Saturday 6 June, 2020

From TheJournal.ie From Monday, 15 NCT service centres, and 20 NDLS centres will reopen Back At The Wheel

From Monday, 15 NCT service centres, and 20 NDLS centres will reopen

Here’s the list of centres that are opening again, and the rules in place if you’re using them.

# shane-ross - Sunday 17 May, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Shane Ross may consider extending validity for expired learner permits beyond 30 June

Shane Ross may consider extending validity for expired learner permits beyond 30 June

Driving tests have been suspended indefinitely since April.

# shane-ross - Saturday 16 May, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Expert group set up to offer guidance to sporting bodies preparing to return to action Sport

Expert group set up to offer guidance to sporting bodies preparing to return to action

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport will chair the expert group.

# shane-ross - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Shane Ross says driving and NCT tests not likely to return anytime soon Covid-19

Shane Ross says driving and NCT tests not likely to return anytime soon

The Dáil was told that a backlog of approximately 20,000 was building up for driving tests.

From TheJournal.ie Wearing of face masks on public transport and in supermarkets likely to be recommended, says minister Not Compulsory

Wearing of face masks on public transport and in supermarkets likely to be recommended, says minister

The Taoiseach previously said the wearing of face masks will not be compulsory.

# shane-ross - Friday 8 May, 2020

From TheJournal.ie State guarantee given for refund credit notes issued by travel agents and tour operators Credit Note

State guarantee given for refund credit notes issued by travel agents and tour operators

Tourism Minister Shane Ross received government approval for the proposals today.

# shane-ross - Friday 1 May, 2020

Government re-affirm commitment to hosting rescheduled Euro 2020 games in Dublin

Uefa asked all hosts to confirm if they are in a position to host the delayed competition.

# shane-ross - Monday 13 April, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'It should not be seen as the government having sold out': Ross's message to officials before FAI bailout 19 Million Euro

'It should not be seen as the government having sold out': Ross's message to officials before FAI bailout

There was a lot of back and forth before the government agreed to bail out the FAI in late January.

# shane-ross - Monday 9 March, 2020

Some opposition anticipated as FAI Council set for vote to approve terms of government bailout

In spite of the importance of the State aid, there is opposition to certain reforms among some voting Council members.

# shane-ross - Sunday 8 March, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Government was 'on the brink' of making decision on third terminal for Dublin Airport before election called Dublin Airport

Government was 'on the brink' of making decision on third terminal for Dublin Airport before election called

The DAA has said a third terminal is not needed at the moment at Dublin Airport.

# shane-ross - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Ross warns against including Rural Independents in government, says Greens 'mad projects' will cost taxpayers Government Formation

Ross warns against including Rural Independents in government, says Greens 'mad projects' will cost taxpayers

The transport minister said his new speeding laws are in peril.

# shane-ross - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Dublin's hosting of Euro 2020 games this summer will be 'monitored very closely' - Shane Ross Coronavirus

Dublin's hosting of Euro 2020 games this summer will be 'monitored very closely' - Shane Ross

The Aviva Stadium will host three group games and one Round of 16 game this June.

# shane-ross - Sunday 1 March, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Covid-19: Decision on St Patrick's Festival expected this week, says Tourism Ireland chief Coronavirus

Covid-19: Decision on St Patrick's Festival expected this week, says Tourism Ireland chief

Niall Gibbons said that coronavirus was a major threat to Irish tourism.

# shane-ross - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

From TheJournal.ie IRFU boss says government should issue them with 'directive' on whether to cancel Italy match Coronavirus

IRFU boss says government should issue them with 'directive' on whether to cancel Italy match

Health Minister Simon Harris is meeting with the IRFU this afternoon.

# shane-ross - Monday 17 February, 2020

Shane Ross is going to write a book on the 'behind the scenes' of the last government

Speaking to Pat Kenny, Ross said he expects a government of Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and the Greens.

# shane-ross - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Independent Cork TD apologises for calling Shane Ross a 'scumbag' Michael Collins

Independent Cork TD apologises for calling Shane Ross a 'scumbag'

Michael Collins withdrew his comment, saying it was “over the top”.

# shane-ross - Monday 10 February, 2020

From TheJournal.ie The end of the road for the Independent Alliance 'experiment' Farewell

The end of the road for the Independent Alliance 'experiment'

The defeat of Shane Ross marks the end of the Independent Alliance.

# shane-ross - Sunday 9 February, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'It's disappointing': Outgoing minister Shane Ross loses seat in Dublin Rathdown Independent Alliance

'It's disappointing': Outgoing minister Shane Ross loses seat in Dublin Rathdown

He said he believed the Independent Alliance had been able to achieve a lot in government without “rocking the boat”.

# shane-ross - Saturday 1 February, 2020

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Was the FAI's rescue package from the government a 'bailout'? Factcheck

FactCheck: Was the FAI's rescue package from the government a 'bailout'?

Shane Ross insisted the €20m package is not a bailout – but is he right?

# shane-ross - Friday 31 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Was the government right to give a bailout to the FAI? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Was the government right to give a bailout to the FAI?

Minister Shane Ross outlined the refinancing package for the troubled association yesterday.

# shane-ross - Thursday 30 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie FAI refinancing deal: Interest-free loans of €7.5 million and government funding restored Rescue Deal

FAI refinancing deal: Interest-free loans of €7.5 million and government funding restored

The FAI is currently saddled with debts of around €62 million.

# shane-ross - Monday 20 January, 2020

FAI to present proposals for rescue package to Uefa and government 'within a week'

Shane Ross also described the return of former board member John Earley to a new FAI sub-committee as “unusual.”

# shane-ross - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Siptu 'more hopeful' after reassurances over FAI given in meeting with Shane Ross Financial Woes

Siptu 'more hopeful' after reassurances over FAI given in meeting with Shane Ross

Representatives from the union met with the Minister for Sport today.

Ross confident change of government will not affect potential FAI rescue package

An intense series of talks between the government, FAI, Uefa and Bank of Ireland will take place over the next few days in a bid to rescue the Irish football body.

# shane-ross - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Shane Ross: Solution to save the FAI may be agreed 'fairly soon'

The Minister met with Uefa and FAI Chair Roy Barrett today, as talks to find a deal to safeguard the financial future of the crisis-hit football body intensify.

# shane-ross - Friday 10 January, 2020

Government announce €10m grants for the Sportsground and RDS, but FAI awarded just €2m

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport have announced a series of provisional grants totaling over €77million as part of the new Large Scale Sport Infrastructure Fund .

# shane-ross - Thursday 9 January, 2020

Ross says 'old guard have now been excised' following meeting with new FAI delegation

The meeting came on the back of the appointment of Roy Barrett, Catherine Guy and Liz Joyce to the FAI Board.

# shane-ross - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie No bail out deal for FAI signed off on, but meeting with Uefa to be held next week Change The Guard

No bail out deal for FAI signed off on, but meeting with Uefa to be held next week

A number of new directors to the FAI are to be in place by the end of the week.

# shane-ross - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 45% increase in number of driver deaths on Irish roads in 2019 Road Safety Authority

45% increase in number of driver deaths on Irish roads in 2019

A total of 148 people died on Irish roads last year, according to provisional figures.

# shane-ross - Monday 30 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach: 'We won't ask the taxpayer to bail out the FAI' State Funding

Taoiseach: 'We won't ask the taxpayer to bail out the FAI'

Amid debts of around €62 million, the FAI recently asked government for a bailout of €18 million.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the government bail out the FAI? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the government bail out the FAI?

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said that the government will not be bailing out the football organisation.

# shane-ross - Sunday 29 December, 2019

Shane Ross rules out liquidation or examinership as viable options for the FAI

The Sports Minister is due to met with Uefa on 14 January.

# shane-ross - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Office of Transport Minister Shane Ross warned Luas operator of 'increase in anti-social behaviour' Public Transport

Office of Transport Minister Shane Ross warned Luas operator of 'increase in anti-social behaviour'

In one case, an eight-year-old girl had beer contents splashed on her.

# 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

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

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