Damien English is pointing to broadband access as an area which is helping.
Fine Gael's Meath-West candidate dosen't accept that there's a bad quality of life in rural Ireland.
Damien English says 70% of homes in the area have access to high speed broadband -- and is commiting to achieving 100% connectivity if re-elected.
The party say they'll invest €122 million in services in the Meath West Constiuency.
The Minister of State for housing says that will improve the quality of life further: