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RCN BLOG

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

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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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Rural Schools - “Sustainability is an is issue"

More Rural Schools Identified where Sustainability is an issue RCNs Policy Officer Aidan Campbell looks at the recent announcement by the Education Authority of potential school closures and questions the approach to area planning.The Education Authority (EA) released its ...

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Pigs Feet, China and Brexit

Aidan Campbell RCN Policy officer reflects on the journey to secure export approval for NI Pork products to China and what this might tell us about future trade deals post Brexit.Back in November 2017 exports of pork from Northern ...

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