Rural Transport Policy to be launched in Leitrim on Wednesday

The Committee on Rural and Community Development is to launch a report on rural transport policy during a two day visit to Leitrim on Wednesday and Thursday this week.

The report, Regional and Rural Transport Policy, makes a series of recommendations to improve transport for people living outside urban areas.

It will be launched at Leitrim Technology Enterprise Centre, The Hive, Carrick-on-Shannon on Wednesday at 2pm.

The delegation of TD’s and Senators will visit sites in Carrick-on-Shannon and Drumshanbo to look at remote working opportunities, local enterprises and cross border support.

Speaking to Ocean FM news, Chairman of the Committee, Deputy Joe Carey, explains why they picked Leitrim as the location to hold the launch.