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Post Office Closures

By |2020-03-16T18:01:27+00:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Muintir na Tíre, the National Association for Community Development, has said that the planned closure of rural post offices is premature. Muintir na Tíre National President, Michael Sweeney said “For many years, Muintir has lobbied for improvements to the post office network, including in our recent Save Rural Ireland campaign. Since these improvements have not been [...]

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Rural Transport Extension Welcome

By |2020-01-30T20:14:22+00:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Muintir na Tíre, the National Association for Community Development, has issued a broad welcome for the new pilot rural transport programme extension. Muintir na Tíre National President, Michael Sweeney said “For many years, Muintir has lobbied for improved local transport. In our recent Save Rural Ireland campaign, the lack of public transport was identified as a [...]

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Ploughing 2018

By |2019-03-19T19:43:42+00:00March 14th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Muintir na Tire will be at the Ploughing Championships at Stand 275 (block 2, row 13). This is at the very centre of the exhibition, right beside the National Ploughing Association Headquarters. Our staff will be on hand to advise community groups on the current issues. We would welcome visitors from any Community Alert Groups, Community [...]

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“Taxpayers can’t afford to subsidise rural way of life.”

By |2019-03-19T19:46:15+00:00October 1st, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

"Taxpayers can’t afford to subsidise rural way of life. If it is to prosper Ireland must become a Global City.” says former Finance Secretary General John Moran. This was our response I refer to John Moran’s article last Sunday, which I hope is merely kite flying for his native city and does not represent the views [...]