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Colm McCarthy: accurate capital cost estimates key to successful development
Colm McCarthy
One of the motors of economic development is efficient investment in infrastructure by the State.
24 April 2022 News
Farmers warned not to have white lights on back of tractors on public roads
Under road traffic regulations, it is illegal to have white lights to the rear of any vehicle switched on while in use on public roads, the Road Safety Authority (RSA) has said.
21 April 2022 News
North Cork IFA hears farmer concerns on motorway and greenway
Farmers in north Cork raised concerns around the construction of the Cork to Limerick motorway and the Mallow to Dungarvan Greenway.
€11m announced for rural road and laneway upgrades
Upgrade works on roads leading to agricultural holdings are a "priority" given their importance for farm families and the agriculture sector, says Minister Heather Humphreys.
5 April 2022 News
Storm Eunice: 130km/h gusts leave thousands without electricity or water
Supplies of water and electricity have been interrupted in at least three counties leaving thousands without a normal supply of utilities.
18 February 2022 News
Colm McCarthy: will the end of the pandemic see traffic congestion return?
Too many employers provide free workplace parking, discouraging the use of walking, cycling and public transport.
31 January 2022 Viewpoints
Weather warning: dense fog and hazardous driving conditions
Met Éireann has announced a status yellow weather warning for six counties around the country.
23 November 2021 News
Decades of Government failure for rural communities – Sinn Féin
Government failure to deliver on rural Ireland’s infrastructure demands must end, Rose Conway-Walsh has said.
10 November 2021 News
70% of people in rural Ireland to have access to public transport - NTA
The National Transport Authority (NTA) is proposing an overall increase of approximately 25% in rural bus services as part of the Connecting Ireland plan launched on Friday.
29 October 2021 News
Schemes update: hedgerow cutting rules for derogation farmers
Farmers have three options - leaving some bushes mature, cutting hedgerows on a three-year cycle or cutting hedgerows on a three-year rotation.
15 October 2021 Schemes
October is Road Safety Month for Macra na Feirme Rural Youth Committee
Macra na Feirme Rural Youth Committee is delivering a series of road safety messages throughout the month of October.
13 October 2021 Community
Colm McCarthy: what’s the solution to the future of fuel tax revenue?
In rural Ireland, and contrary to Minister Ryan’s view, the best strategy is to electrify the car fleet.
6 October 2021 Opinion