IRL Launch Report on Poverty and Social Inclusion in Rural Ireland

Posted on: October 19th, 2016 by Louise Lennon


Irish Rural Link launched report “Poverty and Social Inclusion: The Case for Rural Ireland” on the 18th October to mark UN Day for the Eradication of Poverty.

The report highlights that poverty and social exclusion is not just an urban issue and is very much evident in rural areas. It can be exacerbated in a rural setting due to the lack of services, such as transport, broadband and low-paid employment.

The full report is available here

Findings of the report were presented in Buswells Hotel, Dublin 2 where TD’S and Senators were invited to attend.

In the picture above are Seamus Boland, IRL and Tara Farrell, Longford Women’s Link and Board of IRL with Deputy Trevor O Clochartaigh, TD Deputy Margaret Murphy O’Mahony, TD and Deputy Danny Healy-Rae, TD

Inaugural National Rural Network Annual Conference

Posted on: October 4th, 2016 by Maria Pettit

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‘European Innovation Partnership for Agriculture: Linking people, ideas and practice’

Explaining European Innovation Partnerships – The Irish Approach under the Rural Development Programme

Friday 14th October, 9am – 1.30pm

The Sheraton Hotel, Athlone

Attendance is free but booking is essential


IRL Annual Conference 2016

Posted on: February 16th, 2016 by Maria Pettit

Irish Rural Link 2016 Annual Conference

Environmental Issues – A Threat or an Opportunity for Rural Communities.

This years conference took place in Moate, Co. Westmeath on Friday 6th May 2016

Photo Gallery Annual Conference 2016