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.
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.