Rural Stories

Follow stories from rural Ireland and see the benefits fibre broadband has brought individuals, families, farms, small businesses and the communities.

Residential Care

The elderly residents of Ashford House nursing home have embraced high speed fibre broadband and…

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Auto Fast Fit

View the Auto Fast Fit video which showcases how their business has embraced fibre broadband…

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Fibre and Farming

What difference can 1 Gbps fibre broadband make on a farm? In this video livestock farmer Conor Heaney describes how WiFi cameras mean he can now monitor his cattle during calving time remotely. Conor took part in open eir’s Fibre to the Home pilot in rural Belcarra, County Mayo.

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Belcarra, Co. Mayo Trail – LPB Construction Services, Manulla

LPB Construction Services is truly a family business. It was started more than 20 years ago by father Bernard. Today, all three sons in the family, a daughter and a daughter-in-law contribute to the longevity of the business. LPB work up and down the west coast, and also have a base in the UK, so the internet is essential for the business.

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Belcarra, Co. Mayo, FTTH Trial – Conor Heaney

As a part-time farmer, Conor used to worry about his cows, particularly during calving time while he was out at work during the day. Now he can now use a livestock monitoring system that uses WiFi cameras to monitor his cattle remotely.

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