Tag Archives: Rural Development

EU and US Trade Deal will decimate Irish Agriculture-Noonan

The Irish Government is leading Irish farmers and the very future of farming itself down a destructive path in supporting a trade deal with the US that will undermine our produce and flood European markets with cheap grain fed beef. That’s the view of Green Party Environment Spokesperson Cllr Malcolm Noonan. Cllr Noonan claims that

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Government wants to play cops and robbers while rural Ireland is being shut down.

Green Party criticises plans to purchase fleet of high-performance vehicles for Gardai The Green Party has today slammed proposals from Government to buy a fleet of high-performance cars for the Gardai as a response to rural crime. The Party claims that the 250 million spend on the project to challenge gangs robbing people in rural

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Bord Snip Report Ignores Rural Ireland

Speaking following the publication of the an Bord Snip Nua report, Kilkenny City’s Mayor, Malcolm Noonan said that while the report has some worthwhile proposals, it largely fails rural Ireland and was written with a myopic Dublin worldview. Mayor Noonan is also critical of the report and its implications for local government funding.

‘Certainly there’s plenty of food for thought for Government in here’, he said. ‘However, proposals to downgrade rural…

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Malcolm Noonan has been a Green Party Kilkenny Borough & County Councillor for 10 years working hard over that time to help create sustainable communities. Vote Malcolm Noonan Kilkenny City West, Local Elections 2014

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