Robert Troy

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Shane Ross: It is right that we examine whether free travel funding levels, effectively frozen at 2010 levels, are adequate today.

The Government will examine if the State provides enough funding for free travel schemes, Minister for Transport Shane Ross has told the Dáil. He ins(...)

“We need a different vision for saving the rail network which squarely places making rail travel more attractive and reliable for passengers at the core of the strategy”

Seven Ministers of State have said they will resist any reduction in services at Iarnród Éireann, which has been identified as needing hundreds of mil(...)

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. (...)

Mr Kenny said there had been  very strong growth in the commercial bus market, but this had   not been  felt in the Expressway arm of Bus Éireann

The Government will retain Bus Éireann’s extensive rural transport scheme, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said. He was replying in the Dáil to Fianna Fáil t(...)

Minister for Transport Shane Ross: There remains another transportation peak to be conquered. It’s called Bus Éireann

A full two weeks to the day since he took the south side omnibus into town, the Minister for Transport was sufficiently recovered to tell his Cabinet (...)

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(...)

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