Closing down the  Expressway service may be the only viable way to save Bus Éireann from  collapse. Photograph: Eric Luke

Staff in Bus Éireann are to be presented with a range of cost-saving proposals by management on Monday after the war of words over the future of the l(...)

 Bus Éireann is to introduce radical measures aimed at generating savings of up to €8 million within the next few weeks. Photograph: Eric Luke

Bus Éireann is to introduce radical measures aimed at generating savings of up to €8 million within the next few weeks to allow it to continue in ope(...)

Minister for Transport Shane Ross said Bus Éireann faces serious challenges. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Privatising Bus Éireann and axing unprofitable routes has been ruled out by Minister for Transport Shane Ross. He said there was no question of talk(...)

Bus Éireann could be insolvent within two years, according to Transport Minister Shane Ross. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has warned that Bus Éireann is facing insolvency within two years unless difficult decisions are made. Mr Ross told(...)

Fly him to the moon: Michael O’Leary, “Ireland’s leading altogether decent person”. Photograph: Alan Betson

Could there be an Irish Donald Trump? Yes – bigly. And his name would be Michael O’Leary. I’m not suggesting that the Ryanair boss wants or plans to(...)

Carrick An Suir railway station: Iarnród Éireann is set to lose €11m this year. Photograph: John D Kelly

No decisions will be made on rail line closures without public consultation, according to Minister for Transport Shane Ross. “The consultation will (...)

Fianna Fáil frontbench spokesman on sport Robert Troy said the “party has great reservations” about the GAA-Sky broadcasting deal. Photographs: The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil is opposed to a renewal of the GAA deal with Sky Sports, its frontbench spokesman on sport Robert Troy has told The Irish Times. “Our pa(...)

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross and Minister of State for  Sport, Patrick O’Donovanat a press conference after the Budget was announced. Photograph: Laura Hutton/Collins Photo Agency

The budget allocated to sports and recreation services has been cut by almost 30 per cent. Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross recei(...)

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has said transport projects such as Dart Underground and Metro North have ‘not been shelved’. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Expensive transport projects such as Dart Underground and Metro North have “not been shelved” but were “postponed” during the financial crisis, Minist(...)

 Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross has been criticised for not yet making public his priorities for his department, five months afte(...)