Monday 5 December 2016

For all the talk of ministers focusing on portfolios, politics in Ireland remains local

Published 26/07/2016 | 02:30

The site of the former Kiely’s pub in Mount Merrion. Photo: Frank McGrath
The site of the former Kiely’s pub in Mount Merrion. Photo: Frank McGrath

Shane Ross is never one to shy away from calling it as he sees it, so it's not a surprise to see his name cropping up in the planning files of his local council.

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But the fact he is objecting to more than 100 homes at the same time that the Government, which he is part of, is grappling with a major housing crisis will raise a few eyebrows.

In the past he has complained that the emphasis on constituency work is "so dominant" in Leinster House.

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