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Minister for Transport Shane Ross will announce 50 ‘drink link’ bus routes across the country later this week. The service will bring people to and from their local pubs in a bid to combat rural isolation and connect communities. The new routes will be in operation in 19 counties and…

The Transport Minister has said that Sligo boat owners will not be allowed onto Inishmurray until there are proper landing facilities. The island off County Sligo is famous for having one of Ireland’s best-preserved early monastic sites. Last month the Marine Survey Office (MSO) attached to the Department has warned…

A Donegal TD says the roads allocation to the county announced yesterday ‘falls far short’ of expectations and needs. Transport Minister Shane Ross has confirmed grants of €33m for regional and county roads in Donegal this year. However, Fianna Fail Deputy Pat the Cope Gallagher claims about €10m of that…

The Minister for Transport has approved funding for the Western Distributor Road in Sligo and Fintra Bridge in Donegal. They are part of the Regional and Local Grant allocations announced by Shane Ross today. There have been calls for many years now for work to be done on Fintra Bridge…