Government Urged To “Get On With Job” As Broadband Plan Is Rubber Stamped

The government is being urged to get on with the job at hand and roll out high-speed internet to rural counties like Clare, as the National Broadband Plan is rubber stamped today.

The Cabinet is meeting this morning to sign off on the plan, days after the European Commission granted state aid approval to assist.

The controversial €3 billion project will see broadband access delivered to over 23,000 rural homes in Clare alone.


Despite some reservations still hanging over the cost and ownership of the plan, Lisdoonvarna Fine Gael Councillor Joe Garrihy says it’s crucial now to give rural parts of the county the boost they need: