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#rural isolation

# rural-isolation - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

'It's not all pub-orientated': Shane Ross defends new rural bus service ahead of pilot project

Many have described the new routes as “drink links”.

# rural-isolation - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

More than 81% of farmers support gun ownership rights

Eight out of ten farmers say they should have the right to own a gun to protect themselves and their property.

# rural-isolation - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Government dismisses Healy-Rae's bid to relax drink-driving limit in rural areas

Responding to the Department of Transport’s dismissal of his idea, Kerry county councillor Danny Healy-Rae told “We’ll see about that.”

# rural-isolation - Thursday 23 August, 2012

One-in-three Irish farmers don't share their problems

Isolation and loneliness among farmers can make them more vulnerable to mental health issues, says study.

# rural-isolation - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Column: We don’t know our neighbours anymore. Let’s change that.

Changes in Irish society have meant people lost touch with the communities around them, writes Alan Jagoe.