Friday 9 December 2016

Rural Ireland is slowly dying and the Government must act now to save it

Published 14/07/2015 | 02:30

Did you know that the Kilkenny Labour TD Ann Phelan is the Minister of State with special responsibility for rural economic development? No, me neither.

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I'm sure Ann Phelan does a perfectly competent job.

But her name and profile does not exactly leap to mind when we are discussing this currently very important area.

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