Patrick O’Donovan (r) with Shane Ross. The Minister of State has cited ‘a degree of frustration’ with the Minister for Transport. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The junior minister in Shane Ross’s department has complained about his “frustration” at not being given official powers nearly a year after taking up(...)

 Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor at Adare Manor Hotel and Golf Resort,  which yesterday announced 300 new jobs, with resort owner JP McManus and jockey AP McCoy. Photograph: Liam Burke / Press 22

Billionaire JP McManus has spoken for the first time about his “dream” of bringing the prestigious Ryder Cup golf tournament to Limerick. Mr McManus(...)

A new Fáilte Ireland brand will promote “slow tourism” including walking, cycling and boating routes along an area through the midlands from south Ulster to north Munster. File photograph: Getty Images

A new Fáilte Ireland brand to emulate the successes of the Wild Atlantic Way and Ireland’s Ancient East is to focus on Ireland’s lakelands. The new (...)

Changes proposed by the Minister for Transport would see even one small alcoholic drink place a driver over the limit.   File photograph: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

Fianna Fáil is to block plans by Minister for Transport Shane Ross to automatically disqualify drivers found under the influence of alcohol. Mr Ross (...)

Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Patrick O’Donovan. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Around Christmas time of last year, Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Patrick O’Donovan gave an address which was Lincolnian in its intent if no(...)

Most of the hacked sites feature a posting of the Kurdish flag and the statement “long live Peshmerga”. Photograph: iStockphoto

Scores of Irish websites were targeted over the weekend by a Kurdish hacker expressing anti-Islamic State views, with the National Treasury Management(...)

 Football Association of Ireland chief executive John Delaney. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

John Delaney has come under fire in the latest sitting of the Oireachtas Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport, with sports minister Shane Ross sa(...)

Lollipop questioning: Páraic Duffy, John Delaney and Philip Browne. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

To the national parliament, where the heads of the country’s three biggest sporting bodies got a demonstration of how not to run a committee meeting. (...)

John Delaney: batted away the issue of the €5 million rather casually, insisting  concluding that the FAI  had issued a detailed statement about it at the time. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

John Delaney would have known from experience that he had nothing much to fear from his date with the members of the Joint Committee on Transport, To(...)

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross TD has indicated organisations won’t be fined for not meeting gender quotas. Photo: Inpho

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has voiced opposition to a plan announced earlier this week to cut the funding of sporting organisations if they fai(...)