Minister Ross welcomes Annual Report 2017

The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross T.D. today welcomed the publication of the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport’s Annual Report 2017.


The Minister stated ‘Annual Report 2017 is the first full year to report progress against the goals and objectives set in my Department’s Statement of Strategy 2016 to 2019. I am pleased to report good progress has been made in delivering upon the targets set in the Statement of Strategy.’


The Department’s Statement of Strategy sets out 24 objectives over the period 2016 to 2019 which support the delivery of 5 High Level Goals across the Department’s five main policy areas – Land Transport, Aviation, Maritime, Tourism and Sport. In addition the objectives also support the Department’s integration with wider Government policy and its commitment to performance.


The Minister commented ‘I’d like to thank the staff of the Department for their hard work and endeavour in 2017 and both Minister of State Brendan Griffin and I look forward to working with them as we look to build on last year’s progress in 2018.’