# rural-ireland - Sunday 24 May, 2015
The money, which will come through the Leader funding programme, will be spread around the country, with each county getting at least €5 million.
# rural-ireland - Sunday 26 April, 2015
Owning a pub and being in Leinster House – seeing the demise of Rural Ireland from the outside and the inside.
# rural-ireland - Saturday 28 March, 2015
A taxi driver was robbed and attacked in Letterkenny.
# rural-ireland - Friday 20 February, 2015
The Taoiseach announced that China will take Irish beef again as the Fine Gael national conference got under way in Mayo this evening.
# rural-ireland - Friday 23 January, 2015
Ulster Bank announced last year that it would close 14 of its branches in the Republic.
# rural-ireland - Tuesday 13 January, 2015
A recent report found that €291 million is spent running the rail network each year.
# rural-ireland - Sunday 7 December, 2014
Notice a pattern in this map?
# rural-ireland - Thursday 4 December, 2014
Here’s what happened to the Higgins family when they lost their “adorable, beautiful” son James.
# rural-ireland - Tuesday 25 November, 2014
“You took all these yourself”.
# rural-ireland - Monday 24 November, 2014
Every home, business and school in Ireland will have access to high-speed broadband… but when?
# rural-ireland - Sunday 16 November, 2014
The country is behind many eastern European nations when it comes to broadband access.
# rural-ireland - Sunday 21 September, 2014
A short documentary shows how the people of Ballydehob are dealing with unemployment and emigration.
# rural-ireland - Thursday 18 September, 2014
If you’re surprised by that, there are a few other things you should know…
# rural-ireland - Wednesday 17 September, 2014
Especially YOU, Kerry and Donegal people.
# rural-ireland - Thursday 3 July, 2014
They include supports for being environmentally friendly and for investment.
# rural-ireland - Wednesday 4 June, 2014
Rural Ireland has felt the recession more than the rest of the country. For a rural development strategy to work, national government needs to show genuine commitment.
# rural-ireland - Saturday 10 May, 2014
This is the latest series of snaps featuring an abandoned Irish property from photographer Donal Moloney.
# rural-ireland - Friday 25 April, 2014
You’ll soon be able to read TheJournal.ie at super quick speeds from all over the country!
# rural-ireland - Monday 10 March, 2014
Two men charged with cutting turf on conservation areas have taken the action to prevent their criminal prosecution.
# rural-ireland - Wednesday 15 January, 2014
The MEP is calling on the EU Commission to fully investigate the health risks on humans and animals of high voltage overhead power lines such as those proposed by Eirgrid.
# rural-ireland - Thursday 26 September, 2013
More female farmers surveyed were opposed to the legislation than the men surveyed.
# rural-ireland - Tuesday 24 September, 2013
Eight out of ten farmers say they should have the right to own a gun to protect themselves and their property.
# rural-ireland - Friday 26 April, 2013
“It’s no harm for these criminals to know that if they engage in this type of activity they may leave the home that they break into in a wooden box,” the independent TD has said.
# rural-ireland - Thursday 25 April, 2013
IFTA Rising Star winner, Gerard Barrett, says people in Ireland don’t talk enough about how they feel – which can lead to tragedy. In making his award-winning movie, Pilgrim Hill, for just €4500, he lifted the lid on loneliness experienced by country farmers.
# rural-ireland - Thursday 28 March, 2013
Rural Ireland is experiencing a demise, with empty shop buildings, damaged roads and a lack of essential services. Action needs to be taken now or we could see whole parts of the country uninhabited, writes John Verling.
# rural-ireland - Tuesday 29 January, 2013
Kerry County Council has confirmed that it has sent a letter to Alan Shatter on foot of the controversial motion passed by the council last week.
# rural-ireland - Friday 25 January, 2013
Properties near the capital that have easy access to infrastructure and services should pay a higher price, writes Frank Convery.
# rural-ireland - Tuesday 22 January, 2013
The story of how Kerry County Council voted for a plan to allow rural drivers to have ‘two or three drinks’ has made a lot of headlines today. Here’s just a sample.
Responding to the Department of Transport’s dismissal of his idea, Kerry county councillor Danny Healy-Rae told TheJournal.ie: “We’ll see about that.”
# rural-ireland - Monday 21 January, 2013
Councillor Danny Healy-Rae, who put forward the motion, told TheJournal.ie that it would help people who are isolated and can’t leave their homes to go to the pub anymore.
# rural-ireland - Monday 27 August, 2012
Rural Ireland Says Enough (RISE) is calling for government TDs to support the rights of their “large rural support base”.
# rural-ireland - Friday 17 August, 2012
Stacey gives a personal account of life as a transgender person in a small Irish town.
# rural-ireland - Thursday 9 August, 2012
Did you know there are 1,570,600 pigs in Ireland? You do sow, sorry, now.
# rural-ireland - Wednesday 18 April, 2012
The report by An Taisce said Donegal was the worst county in Ireland for planning – but Donegal County Council says the report generalised too much.
# rural-ireland - Sunday 25 March, 2012
A lonesome old man, a few floozy women and a match maker – what more could you want in a play? How about a cast full of gardai?
# rural-ireland - Wednesday 8 February, 2012
Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar has announced a major nationwide review to ensure that all speed restrictions are “both safe and sensible”.
# rural-ireland - Monday 16 January, 2012
Cllr Declan Hurley said institutions making up the “backbone” of rural communities were now all under threat.
# rural-ireland - Friday 6 January, 2012
A coroner in Kerry has said older men in rural areas are becoming more isolated because even one pint can now put them over the limit. Have your say here…