The Transport Minister says he has no regrets about posing for a photo with a feather boa around his neck. The picture was taken at a fundraiser has angered the striking Bus Eireann workers.
The image of him laughing with Amanda Brunker during a bus strike has appeared in a number of newspapers.
Shane Ross says he meant no offence, insisting that he was "supporting a local GAA to raise funds. The feather boa was put on me by someone for two seconds and someone took the photograph. I didn't wear it there".