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# rural-ireland - Monday 21 January, 2013

Kerry councillors back plan to allow drink-driving 'in moderation'

Councillor Danny Healy-Rae, who put forward the motion, told 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

Campaigners seek Ward Union hunt to be reinstated

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

Column: ‘A little girl in rural Ireland’ – My experience growing up transgender

Stacey gives a personal account of life as a transgender person in a small Irish town.

# rural-ireland - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Unexpected CSO Release of the Day

Did you know there are 1,570,600 pigs in Ireland? You do sow, sorry, now.

# rural-ireland - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

"Unbalanced, ambiguous and biased" - Donegal Council hits back at An Taisce

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

From The Daily Edge Gardai form their first drama group - and stage The Chastitute Playing Up This post contains images

Gardai form their first drama group - and stage The Chastitute

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

Speed limits across the country set to be reviewed

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

School cuts could lead to death of rural Ireland, councillor warns

Cllr Declan Hurley said institutions making up the “backbone” of rural communities were now all under threat.

# rural-ireland - Friday 6 January, 2012

Poll: Are drink-driving laws fair to those in rural areas? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are drink-driving laws fair to those in rural areas?

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…

Rural areas to be left without garda patrol cars

In Clare, 8 garda cars have not been replaced after being decomissioned – leaving just 13 cars patrolling the entire county.

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