Rural Visions

Visions. The modern ones relating to rural Ireland  started with Éamon de Valera, when in  1943 in a St Patrick’s day radio address he asserted in what’s known as the ‘Comely Maidens speech’ (wildly miss-quoted) that,  “The Ireland that we dream of, would be the home...

National Meals on Wheels Network Launch

Irish Rural Link are pleased to announe, they will be launching the National Meals on Wheels Network under it’s umbrella on 6th October 2015 at 2pm in Buswells Hotel, Dublin 2. All welcome. Please confirm your attendance by emailing [email protected] or...

Launch of Western Meals on Wheels Network

  Seamus Boland IRL, Martina Gavin FORUM Social Services, An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Clare Purton Westport Social Services, PJ Nally Castlebar Social Services at the launch of Western Meals On Wheels Network on 8th June 2015 in Castlebar.

Rural Community Consultation

The delivery of significant infrastructure, whether its energy, water, roads, IT, faces considerable challenges, particularly to communities who may have to shoulder the inconvenience of living with huge physical structures in their area. Concerns range from the lack...

Call For A National Tidy Towns Network

As chairman of Irish Rural Link I attended, along with over 400 other delegates from all over Scotland, the inaugural Scottish Rural Parliament last November, the culmination of years of hard work by the organising committee with support from the Scottish Government....