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Minister for Transport Shane Ross: “Excess alcohol while driving is not a flexible principle.” Photograph: Dave Meehan

Fianna Fáil’s intention to block forthcoming drink-driving legislation is “pandering to vested interests”, Minister for Transport Shane Ross has said.(...)

Anne Graham of the National Transport Authority. She  has rejected a claim there is saturation in the inter-city bus market.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A final decision by Bus Éireann on whether to introduce unilaterally widespread cuts in staff pay as part of a radical survival plan is not now expec(...)

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 (...)

 Shane Ross has said the review ordered by the Taoiseach into the operation of US pre-clearance at Dublin and Shannon airports will be completed by the weekend. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

The review ordered by the Taoiseach into the operation of US pre-clearance at Dublin and Shannon airports will be completed by the weekend, according (...)

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(...)

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