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Wednesday 7 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# rural affairs

All time
# Underspend
Ring hits back at claims rural budget was 'underspent'
Eamon O’Cuiv, who served eight years as Rural Affairs Minister, said the underspend was not a surprise.
# Way up north
'Dubliners think Donegal may as well be on the moon'
Donegal independent TD Thomas Pringle talks to us about his native county’s uniqueness and why he left Sinn Féin.
# start dancing
Michael Healy-Rae says FG and FF are like a girl and a boy 'wanting to go with each other'
The Kerry TD thinks it’s “ridiculous” the two parties have not discussed forming a government.
# not enough
"Insultingly cosmetic": TDs slam government scheme to help rural areas
Some people don’t like the plan at all.
# rural affairs
Minister: 'Seriously, we haven't forgotten about rural Ireland'
Ann Phelan is travelling to Brussels today to meet with Phil Hogan.
# over and out
Phil Hogan is officially no longer a TD
From Saturday, he’ll be the European Commissioner for Agriculture & Rural Development.