Ireland 2040: How can plan revive rural economy?

High-speed broadband and transport links key to reducing Dublin dominance, say business leaders

3rd February, 2017
Ireland 2040: How can plan revive rural economy?
Enda Kenny at launch of Ireland 2040. Pic: Keith Arkins

The leader of the Small Firms Association has said that a ring road around the country would give rural businesses access to the motorway network which emanates from Dublin.

Patricia Callan of the Small Firms Association said that businesses can only set up where there is a talent pool.

High speed broadband and good transport links are key priorities for SFA members, Callan says. "Broadband is essential. Our members can't do anything without it."

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