Whatever happened to the Action Plan for Rural Development; namely, “Realising our Potential” which was launched by the Government in January 2017?
And where is Pat Spillane, who is supposed to be overseeing this National Plan?
It appears taxpayer funding is falling into a deep black hole as far as rural development is concerned. Our country has become lopsided, while our Government is more concerned with the development of Dublin as the place to work and live.
As Pat Spillane and his associates (our elected representatives ) continue to sleep at the wheel, Rural Ireland continues to experience the following:
The list goes on.
Rural Ireland continues to be caught in a perpetual downward spiral of declining population and loss of services. It is a further reflection of the powerless presence of our elected representatives.