CSNA presents to Joint Committee on Arts, Heritage, Regional Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs
Presentation examines the topic of on the topic ‘What it takes to sustain a viable rural community’
1 December 2016
The Convenience Stores and Newsagents Association (CSNA) recently made a presentation to the Joint Committee on Arts, Heritage, Regional Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs on the topic ‘What it takes to sustain a viable rural community’.
The delegation included CEO Vincent Jennings, CSNA national president Noel Kelly and CSNA national vice president Ann Martyn.
The association also made a submission to the Joint Committee outlining factors that affect rural communities, issues such as insurance, theft and cross border shopping. Within the submission, the CSNA also outlined the importance of the local shop to communities in rural Ireland. You can read the full submission on the new CSNA website, www.csna.ie.
The association also used this opportunity to speak about the proposed structural separation of alcohol products with Ann Martyn explaining the effect that this will have on her own shop if introduced.