As human beings we have always been obsessed with making sure that we have all the “tools” necessary for survival, the car is one of these tools that has now outlived its usefulness.
As we have increasingly moved away from the rural areas where we made up our own “tool kits” we have moved into the big city areas where these “tools” are in short supply. Thus, it is no surprise that when you have moved into a big city you would start to leave the rural areas behind.
As the last couple of decades have shown us we do have all these “tools” for survival but the problem is we are also filling up our land with rubbish, thus more and more people need to be moved into urban areas, thus a higher concentration of people in close proximity to each other with less room to move about.
The solution is to move to more rural areas and here in Ireland we are at a perfect opportunity to do just that. An area of the country where the rural areas have now become the majority of the population. This is a perfect way to shift the population to a less occupied urban area and in doing so reduce the amount of rubbish that needs to be disposed of.
There are also many advantages to this, one of them is that you no longer need to transport goods in your car to your place of work, as you will be provided with local vehicles to transport your goods in. All in all there are many reasons why an individual or family should consider looking into moving to an area with a rural background.
Here in Ireland there is plenty of land available to satisfy even the most hardy planners, as the population has always been more concentrated in urban areas than in most parts of the world this can be corrected easily. Plus as you will find out if you look around there is plenty of forestry available to provide you with a plentiful free source of wood for your home. So if you are thinking about moving to Ireland look around for an area where the population is more concentrated, as this is one of the few parts of the world where you can actually get away with it.
As with most things in life what you really need is time and with the increasing emphasis on living more “green” (as in environmentally friendly) Ireland certainly has the chance to show its green side with greater success. Plus this is something that will be greatly appreciated by future generations.