Dr Maura Farrell Speaks at Project Ireland 2040 Event

Friday, 20 July 2018

Dr Maura Farrell, Lecturer in Rural Geography at NUI Galway, and Lead Researcher with the NRN, was an invited guest speaker at the Government of Ireland's Project Ireland 2040 'Creating Stronger Rural Economies and Communities' event held in Westport, Co. Mayo. on Friday the 13th of July 2018. Dr Farrell was included in the ‘How do we create stronger rural communities?’ session at this event and spoke in detail about the potential of family farm diversification in leading rural Ireland forward over the next 20 years.

The full text of An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar's inspiring speech at this event, co-hosted by the Department of Rural and Community Development and the Department of Agriculture, can be found here

Source: NRN
Image Credit: NRN

Keywords: Geography.

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