Wednesday April 1, 2020

No safe harbour for Minister Shane Ross

The last thing the Minister for Transport would want is to be blamed for householders in Dun Laoghaire paying more property tax ahead of the next general election

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

2nd October, 2018

It should have been a good news story for Minister for Transport Shane Ross. There has been a lot of grumbling by local politicians and community representatives about Dún Laoghaire Harbour company.

Ross' decision to transfer it to the control of the local council – Dún Laoghaire Rathdown – would give councillors and council management a much bigger say once more. It has net assets of €38 million, according to its most recent...

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