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The Transport minister Shane Ross has denied allegations from some TDs that his drink driving legislation is ‘an attack on rural Ireland’. The Road Traffic Bill came under fire from a number of deputies in last night’s Dáil debate. The bill includes automatic bans for those caught driving over the…

A survey of 100 LYIT Students taken in January by LYIT Student Union, shows that 62% use Bus Eireann services for getting to and from college. The Union of Students in Ireland President, Annie Hoey, has joined in calling on Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross, to intervene…

Enda Kenny has been forced into a vigorous defence of Transport Minister Shane Ross. It’s after the Taoiseach admitted Minister Ross hadn’t yet seen a hard-hitting report from Grant Thornton into the future of bus services. It led Fianna Fail to ask how the Minister had briefed the cabinet on…

Business leaders from the northwest have met Minister for Transport Shane Ross to demand investment in the region’s road network, which they say is “severely over-capacity” and hampering jobs, investment and tourism. Over 50 people representing chambers of commerce along the N4 and N5 from Sligo, Leitrim, Donegal, Mayo, Roscommon,…