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Tuesday 26 September 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# rural isolation

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'It's not all pub-orientated': Shane Ross defends new rural bus service ahead of pilot project
Many have described the new routes as “drink links”.
More than 81% of farmers support gun ownership rights
Eight out of ten farmers say they should have the right to own a gun to protect themselves and their property.
Government dismisses Healy-Rae's bid to relax drink-driving limit in rural areas
Responding to the Department of Transport’s dismissal of his idea, Kerry county councillor Danny Healy-Rae told “We’ll see about that.”
One-in-three Irish farmers don't share their problems
Isolation and loneliness among farmers can make them more vulnerable to mental health issues, says study.
Column: We don’t know our neighbours anymore. Let’s change that.
Changes in Irish society have meant people lost touch with the communities around them, writes Alan Jagoe.