The recently accepted 139-page programme for government, “Our Shared Future” would make for great bedtime reading for most people but for followers of politics it was as anticipated as a nice pint in the pub after lockdown. From a Macra na Feirme rural youth perspective, the programme for government brings a mixed bag of potential positives for rural Ireland and some things we cannot accept.

For too long now, rural Ireland has been left behind when it comes to broadband