Donegal TD warns government that rural Ireland will be empty if they don’t address depopulation

A Donegal TD is warning that small businesses will close and rural areas will be empty if the government doesn’t step in.

Deputy Thomas Pringle was speaking in the Dail where he challenged the Taoiseach to outline his plan to curb depopulation and increase local trade.

A recent survey conducted by Deputy Pringle revealed local businesses in Donegal are concerned about depopulation and the threatened closures of garda stations and post offices.

Deputy Pringle says unless the government deals with the issue, things will get worse…