Beyond the pale

Beyond the pale

The government’s ‘Realising our Rural Potential’ plan may be a charter for disaster, with farming and tourism being put forward as rural Ireland’s saviours. Colette Sexton, News Correspondent and proud Clarewoman, takes a deep breath

I have a confession to make. I still bring my washing home to my mammy. Not all of my washing, mind you; I have not completely reverted to college life. But if I can at all, I will strip the bed, throw the quilt cover and pillowcases in the car and drive them three and a half hours so they can be washed and hung out on the line, beaten dry by the strong gusts...

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