Irish Rural Link Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2019

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Irish Rural Link LogoThe 2019 AGM of Irish Rural Link takes place in their offices in Moate on Mon. 10th June at 10:00 am.

Leitrim PPN has applied for membership and the meeting is open to the general public.


10.00am     Welcome to AGM, Tom Lavin Chairman IRL

  • Minutes and Matters arising
  • Chairpersons Report – Tom Lavin
  • CEO Report – Seamus Boland
  • Auditors Report –
  • Elections to the Board
  • Election of Auditor
  • AOB


If you have any questions that you would like put to the Irish Rural Link AGM 2019, please get in touch before Mon. 10th June. Contact us by email at or phone 087 183 1253.

About Irish Rural Link

Irish Rural Link (IRL) is a national network of organisations and individuals campaigning for sustainable rural development in Ireland and Europe. It is, a non-profit organisation and directly represents over 600 community groups with a combined membership of 25,000. A member of the Community and Voluntary Pillar of Social Partnership, the network provides a structure through which rural groups and individuals, representing disadvantaged rural communities, can voice their common needs and priorities, share their experiences and present their case to policy-makers at local, national and European Level.

Irish Rural Link’s vision is of vibrant, inclusive and sustainable rural communities that contribute to an equitable and just society.


The mission of IRL is to influence and inform on local, national and European development policies and programmes in favour of rural communities, especially those marginalised as a result of poverty,  exclusion and isolation, and support rural communities to implement appropriate strategic programmes that improve their circumstances.



Irish Rural Link’s Annual Conference in May 2019 focused on Climate Change and Opportunities in Rural Ireland – see our article HERE. They have been vocal in their assertion that Carbon Taxes affect low income and rural households the hardest – CLICK HERE.

They have been active in providing information about Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland Grants for communities and business.

The IRL supports consultations and the provision of information on funds and grants that will help rural communities.

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