Pat Rabbitte: Rumble in Rio gives Ross a reality check

Pat Rabbitte: Rumble in Rio gives Ross a reality check
Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross T.D held a press conference in relation to the independent enquiry into the Olympic Council of Ireland ticket allocation Pic: RollingNews.ie

Although Shane Ross is not out of the woods yet, the arrests in the Brazilian capital have come to his rescue

August can be a wicked month in politics. We are always taken by surprise because it is holiday time and high summer. Even the begrudgers concede that politicians are entitled to a holiday. The lobbyists, advocates and NGOs are themselves on leave.

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