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Joan Freeman Budget 2018 Statement

“INCREASED SPEND ON MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES WELCOMED, BUT COMMUNITIES STILL NOT FEELING THE BENEFIT” “As Chair of the Future Committee on Mental Health, I welcome the announcement that €55 million will be added to the capital spend on mental health in 2019. This is a significant increase from €35 million last year. However, more spending […]

Senator Joan Freeman Speaks On Rural Isolation

Presidential Candidate Senator Joan Freeman Speaks On Rural Isolation Ahead Of Visit To National Ploughing Championships Ahead of her visit to the National Ploughing Championships in Screggan, Tullamore, Presidential candidate Senator Joan Freeman speaks about the increasing prevalence of rural isolation, particularly among the farming community: “Numerous studies have shown that the depopulation of rural […]