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Minister Ross may have major funding for Leitrim roads

ballinamoreTransport Minister Shane Ross will visit Leitrim in the coming weeks to see how the Local Improvement Scheme has worked in the county. The news comes following a meeting yesterday between the Minister and six councillors from the Ballinamore Municipal District. The meeting was set up by local Sinn Féin deputy Martin Kenny to allow […]

PODCAST: The JF Show Panel 14th July 2017

panel-14072Discussing the big news stories of the week with Joe today were Fine Gael Senator Gabrielle McFadden from Athlone; Independent Cllr Des Guckian from Dromod in County Leitrim and Longford native Patrick Donohoe who is News Editor with the Farmers Journal.  

TD Fitzmaurice calls on Minister Ross to tackle low Garda numbers before drink-driving laws

michael-fitzmauriceThe Transport Minister Shane Ross needs to deal with the dwindling numbers of Gardaí and poor road conditions before introducing tougher laws on drink driving. That’s according to Roscommon-Galway Deputy Michael Fitzmaurice who is opposing the legislation to ban drivers found to exceed the current alcohol limit. He claims enforcing existing laws is the real […]

Positive news on midlands tourism brand

church-st-athlone-1The Minister for Tourism claims the midlands has huge ‘untapped potential’ that he hopes a new Lakelands brand can unlock. Shane Ross made his comments in the Dáil in response to a query from Fine Gael deputy Peter Burke concerning the development of a new Lakelands tourism brand by Fáilte Ireland . The Minister confirmed […]

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