Desmond A. Gillmor

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Irish rural development within the European Union

Desmond A. Gillmor

Geographia Polonica (2003) vol. 76, iss. 1, pp. 111-126 | Full text

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After the Republic of Ireland joined the European Union in 1973, its rural development efforts tended to focus more specifically on agriculture. Development during the first two decades of EU membership is discussed, followed by considerations of the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy, of EU Structural Funding and of rural community development initiatives. Since the mid 1990s, and prompted by the EU, there have been moves towards the evolution of a strategically planned and more broadly based and integrated approach to rural development policy.

Keywords: agriculture, European Union, Ireland, rural development

Desmond A. Gillmor, Department of Geography, Trinity College, Dublin 2, Ireland

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Change in rural Europe

Desmond A. Gillmor

Geographia Polonica (200) vol. 76, iss. 1, pp. 3-12 | Full text

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Desmond A. Gillmor, Department of Geography, Trinity College, Dublin 2, Ireland

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The agriculture of the Republic of Ireland within the European Union

Desmond A. Gillmor

Geographia Polonica (1999) vol. 72, iss. 1, pp. 47-62 | Full text

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The Common Agricultural Policy of the European Union has had major impacts on farming in the Republic of Ireland since accession in 1973. Consideration of the policy context is foolowed by a disscusion of agricultural change with regard to inputs and output and to farm enterprises. Consequences of farm modernisation include uneven development and environmental impacts. While agriculture remains of great importance in Ireland, there has been a broadening of the approach to rural development in the 1990s.

Keywords: agriculture, European Union, Republic of Ireland, rural development

Desmond A. Gillmor, Department of Geography, Trinity College, Dublin 2, Ireland