Department of Rural Affairs should be resurrected – Mc Dermott

rural affairs

Donegal County Council has backed calls for a Minister to be appointed with specific responsibility for Community and Rural Affairs.

The specific portfolio was scrapped by the current government with Councillor Martin McDermott arguing that rural Ireland has been neglected as a result.

He says Fianna Fail leader Michael Martin has committed to resurrecting the department if in Government after the next election - Councillor McDermott says there is a strong argument for the move.............