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'It's not all pub-orientated': Shane Ross defends new rural bus service ahead of pilot project
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# Rural Isolation

'It's not all pub-orientated': Shane Ross defends new rural bus service ahead of pilot project

May 8th 2018, 9:06 AM 17,293 Views 83 Comments

Many have described the new routes as “drink links”.

More than 81% of farmers support gun ownership rights
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# Rural Ireland

More than 81% of farmers support gun ownership rights

Sep 24th 2013, 10:51 AM 6,255 Views 130 Comments

Eight out of ten farmers say they should have the right to own a gun to protect themselves and their property.

Government dismisses Healy-Rae's bid to relax drink-driving limit in rural areas
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# Rural Ireland

Government dismisses Healy-Rae's bid to relax drink-driving limit in rural areas

Jan 22nd 2013, 6:00 PM 13,435 Views 101 Comments

Responding to the Department of Transport’s dismissal of his idea, Kerry county councillor Danny Healy-Rae told TheJournal.ie: “We’ll see about that.”

One-in-three Irish farmers don't share their problems
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One-in-three Irish farmers don't share their problems

Aug 23rd 2012, 3:22 PM 5,019 Views 17 Comments

Isolation and loneliness among farmers can make them more vulnerable to mental health issues, says study.

Column: We don’t know our neighbours anymore. Let’s change that.
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Column: We don’t know our neighbours anymore. Let’s change that.

Jul 5th 2012, 7:30 PM 422 Views 30 Comments

Changes in Irish society have meant people lost touch with the communities around them, writes Alan Jagoe.