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Villages at a Crossroads

More than three centuries after Oliver Goldsmith wrote The Deserted Village, our small communities are once again facing a bleak future, with populations falling, pubs and post offices closing and long-held traditions fading away, writes Turtle Bunbury in The Irish Times Magazine, Saturday April 5th 2008. IN 21ST-CENTURY IRELAND, a village is a lesser-spotted thing. […]
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