For all the talk of ministers focusing on portfolios, politics in Ireland remains local
Published 26/07/2016 | 02:30
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.
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.