Protect Rural Ireland will hold their first canvass in Portlaoise commencing at the Library in Lyster Square at 2pm this Saturday, Oct 31st.
Protect rural Ireland are a new national alliance of community groups who intend to unseat a number of key politicians in the next General Election.
Minister Charlie Flanagan will be the first targeted politician.
Any TD, senator or minister who supports the construction of wind farms and pylons will be targeted in a nationwide campaign involving door-to-door canvassing, flyers and social media.
The campaign will rollout to other counties including Offaly, Kildare and Tipperary in the coming weeks. This campaign will place the protection of Ireland’s landscape, environment and people centre stage, and in turn seek to protect Ireland’s tourism, agriculture and equine industries.