Irish Rural Link
City: Moate, Co. Westmeath
Web site: http://www.irishrurallink.ie
Irish Rural Link (IRL), formed in 1991, is a national network of organisations and individuals campaigning for sustainable rural development in Ireland and Europe. IRL, a non-profit organisation now directly represents nearly 500 community groups with a combined membership of 25,000. IRL represents the interests of community groups in disadvantaged and marginalised rural areas by highlighting problems, advocating appropriate policies and sharing experiences and examples of good practice.