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From TheJournal.ie 'Sheep-shearing and horse racing': Photography exhibition offers insight into the Ireland of yesteryear

'Sheep-shearing and horse racing': Photography exhibition offers insight into the Ireland of yesteryear

The exhibition open at the National Museum of Ireland tonight.

From TheJournal.ie 'We deeply regret the hurt this has caused': Eamon Ryan says he does not want to restrict cars in rural Ireland Car Pooling

'We deeply regret the hurt this has caused': Eamon Ryan says he does not want to restrict cars in rural Ireland

An article in The Irish Times has caused controversy for the Green Party leader.

From TheJournal.ie Fear and isolation in rural Mayo: 'It’s something no policeman could do anything about. It’s a horrible, terrible thing' Rural Ireland

Fear and isolation in rural Mayo: 'It’s something no policeman could do anything about. It’s a horrible, terrible thing'

After a tragic shooting in Ballyhaunis, Mayo locals tell TheJournal.ie about their fears around rural crime.

From TheJournal.ie Saoirse McHugh: Achill has shown me the link between climate action and rural regeneration Column

Saoirse McHugh: Achill has shown me the link between climate action and rural regeneration

To tackle climate breakdown the two most important areas that Ireland will have to focus on will be transport and agriculture, writes Saoirse McHugh.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael minister awards highest level of money from government rural funding scheme to own constituency Clár Funding

Fine Gael minister awards highest level of money from government rural funding scheme to own constituency

Mayo received over 10% of the total money awarded as part of the Clár funding scheme since 2016.

From TheJournal.ie 'They can't believe how we lived' - How electricity cut down the drudgery of life in rural Ireland Rural Ireland

'They can't believe how we lived' - How electricity cut down the drudgery of life in rural Ireland

‘It was like having a maid around your house.’

From TheJournal.ie 'F*ck off Mercosur': Angry scenes outside Leinster House as farmers protest against EU trade deal Farmers Fight Back

'F*ck off Mercosur': Angry scenes outside Leinster House as farmers protest against EU trade deal

There were heated scenes in the crowd during today’s protest when a farmer rounded on Fianna Fáil’s Jackie Cahill.

From TheJournal.ie 'Beyond the Pale': Ross lobbied by publicans, politicians to pivot on zero tolerance drink driving laws Drink Driving

'Beyond the Pale': Ross lobbied by publicans, politicians to pivot on zero tolerance drink driving laws

The Minister for Transport has also received correspondence praising his approach in recent months.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a disgrace that it will take that long': Opposition TDs criticise 7-year timeline for rural broadband National Broadband Plan

'It's a disgrace that it will take that long': Opposition TDs criticise 7-year timeline for rural broadband

Cabinet yesterday signed off on the National Broadband Plan.

From TheJournal.ie Government set to decide whether to sign off on €3bn National Broadband Plan WiFi

Government set to decide whether to sign off on €3bn National Broadband Plan

The plan aims to bring high-speed internet to smaller towns and one-off homes around Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie New app will use reports from members of public to track movement of criminals Cairde

New app will use reports from members of public to track movement of criminals

The CEO of Muintir na Tire said this extension of the text alert scheme is already being trialed and the intention is to roll it out nationally.

From TheJournal.ie Taxi group suggests 'village drivers' could be the answer to rural transport problem Taxi Service

Taxi group suggests 'village drivers' could be the answer to rural transport problem

A subsidy will be required to make it attractive for drivers to offer the service.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're working on it': Taoiseach admits there are unacceptable delays in driving test wait times Learner Driver

'We're working on it': Taoiseach admits there are unacceptable delays in driving test wait times

Some people are waiting over 20 weeks to get a date for the driving test.

From TheJournal.ie Nearly 1,000 civil servants apply to leave Dublin Cost Of Living

Nearly 1,000 civil servants apply to leave Dublin

The majority of requests from clerical officers, who are on the lower end of the civil service pay scale.

From TheJournal.ie Fancy a stroll? Walkways and trails around Ireland are getting an upgrade Tourism

Fancy a stroll? Walkways and trails around Ireland are getting an upgrade

Nearly 80 projects have been approved for funding.

From TheJournal.ie 'Two pints was their only social outlet': Healy Rae says mass goers are being disrupted by Garda checkpoints Drink Driving Laws This post contains videos

'Two pints was their only social outlet': Healy Rae says mass goers are being disrupted by Garda checkpoints

The Taoiseach said he would not apologise for an increase in Garda checkpoints around the country.

From TheJournal.ie Digital kiosks to offer free access to Government services in post offices Rural Ireland

Digital kiosks to offer free access to Government services in post offices

Government funding of €80,000 has been provided to help with rolling out the digital assist pilot scheme.

From TheJournal.ie 12 striking photos of ruined buildings around Ireland Snapshot

12 striking photos of ruined buildings around Ireland

A tour of the beautiful and derelict dwellings across the country.

From TheJournal.ie An Post CEO: 'Every community of over 500 people will have a post office' Rural Ireland

An Post CEO: 'Every community of over 500 people will have a post office'

David McRedmond rejected claims that post office closures are an attack on rural Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie 'An attack on rural Ireland' - Criticism as An Post releases list of 159 post offices to close Rural Ireland

9 tweets that show what real rural ireland is like in 2018

Tinder is harder because, unless you’re Karen from Mean Girls, you can’t get with your cousin.

From TheJournal.ie 'A massive black mark on Ireland' - Calls for review of planning laws after Apple scraps Athenry plan Hammer Blow
From TheJournal.ie No plans to legalise pepper spray or tasers in Ireland Rural Ireland

No plans to legalise pepper spray or tasers in Ireland

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice said it isn’t possible to police rural Ireland the same way as Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's full steam ahead' - Naughten pours cold water on Fianna Fáil calls for review of National Broadband Plan Not Happening

'It's full steam ahead' - Naughten pours cold water on Fianna Fáil calls for review of National Broadband Plan

Fianna Fáil’s communications spokesman Timmy Dooley had suggested that the procurement process should be halted in order to ‘review’ the tender.

From TheJournal.ie 'The closure of our post office would mean the death of our village' Rural Ireland

'The closure of our post office would mean the death of our village'

A small village in Co Sligo, reminiscent of many others in Ireland, is fighting back.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's not sustainable': Offaly's only emergency homeless shelter risks closure over funding Rural Ireland

'It's not sustainable': Offaly's only emergency homeless shelter risks closure over funding

Midlands Simon Community’s emergency shelters are running at a deficit of €176,000 a year.

From TheJournal.ie 'Nobody should live in fear due to lack of garda resources': 45% of all agricultural crime not reported to gardaí Rural Crime

'Nobody should live in fear due to lack of garda resources': 45% of all agricultural crime not reported to gardaí

A new ICSA study looks at why agricultural crimes are not being reported to gardaí.

From TheJournal.ie Small towns 'hit hardest' in the past 10 years, Dublin least affected Keep The Recovery Going

Small towns 'hit hardest' in the past 10 years, Dublin least affected

Census figures have revealed the most affluent and deprived areas across the country.

From TheJournal.ie 'The gap in household income in Dublin versus rural Ireland is widening' Opinion

'The gap in household income in Dublin versus rural Ireland is widening'

The government’s objective of delivering growth in rural areas still remains a challenge that remains to be overcome.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Will 180,000 homes and businesses begin 2020 without high-speed broadband? Factcheck

FactCheck: Will 180,000 homes and businesses begin 2020 without high-speed broadband?

Éamon Ó Cuív TD made the claim last week.

From TheJournal.ie Rural broadband: Big blow for competition as ESB-Vodafone pull out of bid DOWN THE LINE

Rural broadband: Big blow for competition as ESB-Vodafone pull out of bid

A number of telecoms companies are bidding for a State contract to bring broadband to 542,000 customers.

From TheJournal.ie Services closing, lack of transport and young people leaving - the causes and cost of rural isolation Internal Migration

Services closing, lack of transport and young people leaving - the causes and cost of rural isolation

Many local businesses are being forced to shut their doors and vital services are diminishing at a fast pace.

From TheJournal.ie 'A chance to discover 10,000 years of history': New project to restore Ireland's bogland The Living Bog Project

'A chance to discover 10,000 years of history': New project to restore Ireland's bogland

The Living Bog Project will see the restoration of 12 raised bog special areas of conservation in seven counties.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Rail says four routes could be axed, as drivers look for pay increase Public Transport

Irish Rail says four routes could be axed, as drivers look for pay increase

Iarnród Éireann says it has to address an annual shortfall of €100 million.

From TheJournal.ie 'We need to reward people who will chuck the idea of having two cars and a garden outside their front door' Land Grab

'We need to reward people who will chuck the idea of having two cars and a garden outside their front door'

John Moran, the former secretary general at the Department of Finance, has criticised one-off housing in rural Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'There's nothing for me in Kerry, no job to move home for' Read Me

Column: 'There's nothing for me in Kerry, no job to move home for'

But living and working in Dublin comes at the price of feeling that I’m causing rural Ireland’s problems, writes Lorraine Courtney.

From TheJournal.ie 'If a pilot had two or three glasses to drink I'd still get on the plane' - Danny Healy Rae on drink driving limits Rural Ireland

'If a pilot had two or three glasses to drink I'd still get on the plane' - Danny Healy Rae on drink driving limits

A new bill sponsored by Minister for Transport Shane Ross would see mandatory bans implemented for all drink drivers.

From TheJournal.ie Elderly Connemara man had to wait 57 minutes on roadside for an ambulance West Of Ireland

Elderly Connemara man had to wait 57 minutes on roadside for an ambulance

“Why doesn’t the HSE pull the finger out and give us the means to contribute fully,” Galway GP Peter Sloane said.

From TheJournal.ie Almost half of people in rural Ireland would conceal a mental health difficulty Green Ribbon

Almost half of people in rural Ireland would conceal a mental health difficulty

42% of people living in rural areas would conceal a mental health difficulty from family, friends or colleagues.

From TheJournal.ie 'Nobody caused a fatality by having three glasses of Guinness drank' - Healy Rae argues against new drink-driving laws Blind Spot

'Nobody caused a fatality by having three glasses of Guinness drank' - Healy Rae argues against new drink-driving laws

Shane Ross rejected claims that the plan would negatively impact rural Ireland.

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