Monday 11 December 2017

Ross's unforced error knocks air out of Leo's new-Taoiseach bounce

Transport Minister Shane Ross managed to get back on the right track yesterday for the testing of the Luas line in Dublin
Transport Minister Shane Ross managed to get back on the right track yesterday for the testing of the Luas line in Dublin
John Downing

John Downing

Once the scourge of cronyism, Shane Ross now appears to tend more towards the view that "it's only cronyism when the 'other crowd' do it".

So, his constituents are these days being treated to letters from Mr Ross boasting about the reopening of their local Stepaside garda station.

"I am writing to let you know that Stepaside garda station will reopen!" the Independent TD and Transport Minister breathlessly begins his missive.

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