Protect Rural Ireland group holding its first canvas in Portlaoise: Newstalk 106-108FM, 31 October 2015

A new political group called Protect Rural Ireland is holding its first canvas today in Portlaoise.

They are hoping to unseat a number of politicians in the next general election – today’s target is Foreign Affairs and Trade Minister Charlie Flanagan.

The group is not putting forward any election candidates itself. Instead it is focusing on damaging the chances of any politician who supports the construction of wind farms or pylons.

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