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Government Senator calls for free public transport

Aug 12, 2021 17:08 By Shannonside News
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Climate change is causing a division in Ireland's weather between east and west, according to the new report.

A Government Senator has called for free public transport for the next five years in a bid to tackle the climate crisis.

It follows a new report from the Environmental Protection Agency which confirms climate change is having a significant impact on Ireland.

It warns there will be more extreme weather events and that precipitation has risen 6 per cent over the last 30 years.

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Fianna Fáil Senator Timmy Dooley says the Government should subsidise the fares on all public transport to get more cars off the road:

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