Government urged to build regional recovery into Budget 2022

There's a call on the Government to build regional recovery into Budget 2022.

Social Justice Ireland believes the future of rural Ireland's under threat due to the impact of Brexit, Covid-19 and the climate crisis.

It says among the challenges for towns and villages across the regions are an older population and higher rates of part-time employment.

Social Justice Ireland Research and Policy Analyst, Michelle Murphy, says there are also other problems: