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Friday 3 February 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# rural decline

All time
# pressing the flesh
Two counties have had fewer visits from Government Ministers than one Dublin hotel in 2015
Not all parish pumps are created equal, according to a new analysis by TheJournal.ie.
# rural decline
This village's only shop has closed its doors for the final time
The residents of the village in Brosna in Kerry will have to travel further afield for their provisions.
# Economy
Do we need a junior minister for rural development?
RTÉ has seen a report which underlines how much Ireland’s rural areas have suffered in the downturn – should a minister be dedicated to tackling that issue?