News & Statements
Latest section of Dublin-Galway coast-to-coast Greenway opens – Varadkar
Ashtown-Castleknock Greenway is third section completed And preferred route from Athlone to Galway announced as: Shannonbridge, Loughrea, Craughwell, Clarinbridge and Oranmore
Varadkar calls for Sea Change in attitudes to maritime safety
Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadkar has called for a sea change in attitudes to maritime safety, as he launched a new consultation process on maritime safety: Sea Change – Building a new Maritime Safety Culture.
€200,000 for new Mountain Rescue vehicles – Varadkar & Ring
A special one-off grant of €200,000 for Mountain Rescue Ireland to purchase new vehicles and equipment was announced today by Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadkar & Minister of State for Tourism & Sport Michael Ring.
Minister Varadkar publishes Annual Report 2013
Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadkar has published his Department’s Annual Report for 2013, which outlines key milestones achieved by the Department last year.
Speech by Minister Varadkar at the Tourism Ireland dinner for delegates to the Tourism Summit, Aras an Uachtarain on Monday 23rd June
I trust that this evening’s hospitality is a fitting finale to your busy day here in Dublin. I want to thank Tourism Ireland for organising the event and giving me the opportunity to say a few brief words to you on the eve of the Tourism Summit.
Varadkar welcomes European Investment Bank confirmation of support for LUAS Cross City
Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadkar has welcomed the decision by the board of directors of the European Investment Bank, Europe’s long-term lending institution, to agree in principle to provide significant financial backing to support construction of the LUAS Cross City link between the existing red and green LUAS lines, as well as acquisition of new trams and building new stations on the line.
Statement by Minister Leo Varadkar on Dublin Bus
Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadkar and Minister of State for Public Transport Alan Kelly have noted the outcome of the ballot of drivers at Dublin Bus represented by NBRU, and expressed deep concern at the outcome of the ballot of drivers represented by SIPTU.
Statement by Minister Varadkar and Minister of State Alan Kelly on Dublin Bus
“The attempts to agree cost reduction measures at Dublin Bus have clearly been long and difficult, the process having started in June 2012.
Statement on behalf of the Government/ICTU/IBEC Group on Dublin Bus
The Government, ICTU and IBEC Group appointed to consider the industrial relations issues within Dublin Bus met this morning to consider a report from Noel Dowling and Ultan Courtney.
Significant Impact Of Gathering Ireland 2013 Outlined At Global Irish Economic Forum
5000 GATHERINGS ORGANISED INCLUDING 110 BUSINESS GATHERINGS.