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People will be offered money to move to rural Ireland under a new plan. In a major push to decentralise, tax breaks are set to be offered for people working from home. Planning permissions in rural Ireland are set to be examined while vacant buildings will be refurbished into remote…

  A local Councillor has dismissed suggestions that people building new homes in rural Ireland will have to cover the cost of connecting to the new National Broadband Plan.   The Sunday Business recently reported that a cost of 5,000 would be charged for such a connection.   Communications Minister…

A Sligo Leitrim TD has accused the government of neither being genuine or enthusiastic about developing rural Ireland.   Local Sinn Fein TD Martin Kenny says the lack of ministers from the local region shows those living in rural Ireland just how big of a priority they are in the…

The Green Party candidate in Sligo/Leitrim says the current farming model is not working. Blaithin Gallagher was speaking after the launch of her party’s manifesto for rural Ireland. She says farm families are the backbone of rural Ireland. https://filedn.com/lglCaxamfnlV2gaMY6rU7tH/News%20Clips%202019/blaithin%20farming%2028.mp3

As pressure mounts on the government to improve infrastructure to the North West – An Taisce says there’s no need for a motorway to Sligo. The comments come as part of the overall discussion on the National Planning Framework which will outline a strategic plan for how the country will…