There's a marketplace for hope in every town
One local community has faced up to its problems by forming a coalition for growth, writes Eamon Keane
Published 13/03/2011 | 05:00
'Let us lift up our heads, turn our faces to the sun and . . . hang out our brightest colours.'' -- from Enda Kenny's acceptance speech (paraphrasing George Bernard Shaw).
Just how do we make Enda Kenny's dream of renewal a reality? How do we surmount the fear about spending and daring to hope?
In the town of Listowel, in north Kerry, they have the secret. And it's all down to a coalition of growth.