Rural Development Policy 2021-2025 - Our Rural Future
Both island and remote coastal communities find themselves faced with similar challenges around infrastructure, climate change, services and income generation, as well as generational renewal.
an ambition of this policy is to ensure that offshore islands continue to support sustainable and vibrant communities and that visitors have an opportunity to experience and appreciate the unique culture, heritage and environmental richness the islands have to offer
this will be achieved through the upcoming “Action Plan for Island Development”. The policy seeks to ensure that coastal communities continue to benefit from the unique attributes of Ireland’s coastline and its natural resources in a sustainable manner