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RCN BLOG

RCN responds to issues facing rural communities in a series of blogs.

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Good Friday

Every year when it comes to Good Friday a mixture of emotions run through me. Its a sombre day for Christianity as reflections of the suffering of a young man are borne out through tradition and service. For me ...

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UK Shared Prosperity Fund? No I hadn’t heard of it either

The UK Shared Prosperity Fund? No I hadnt heard of it either Policy Officer Aidan Campbell blogs on the EU Structural Funds and their proposed successor post-Brexit the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. Ever heard of the European Union Structural Funds? ...

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The UK Shared Prosperity Fund? - Part 2

Policy Officer Aidan Campbell blogs on the EU Structural Funds and their proposed successor post-Brexit the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. Part 1 of this blog looked at the EU Structural Funds in Northern Ireland and the origin of the UK ...

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#Get on Board NI?

Policy Officer Aidan Campbell reflects on his recent public transport experiences in response to Translinks Get on Board NI campaign which is encouraging more people to use public transport.I live in a place called Derrytresk, a rural townland about ...

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Most people living in rural communities are farmers - right?

"Most people living in rural communities in Northern Ireland are farmers right?"RCN Policy officer Aidan Campbell explores the data on the numbers of people employed directly in agriculture in rural Northern Ireland and what that might mean ...

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