Outdated transport policy ignores realities of modern life in rural Ireland – Ó Cuív

As Bus Éireann faces looming insolvency, rural communities reveal how route cuts would impact on their lives

Condemned...Bus Éireann vehicles in Dublin Photo: Rollingnews.ie
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Transport policy is Ireland is totally outdated and takes no account of the needs of modern life in rural Ireland.

That's according to rural-dweller and Galway West TD Éamon Ó Cuív who is calling for a radical overhaul of the country's transport policy.

The former FF minister for rural affairs said it's timetransport minister Shane Ross stopped denying he has massive policy responsibility in this area.

"Shane Ross has to engage with this ...