Danny Healy-Rae has been commenting on the ongoing issues in the Midlands
Danny Healy Rae says the only green the staff at Bord na Móna will see is the door of the dole office.
Speaking in the Dáil, the Independent TD says rural Ireland is being shut down by the government.
Last month the company announced it was reopening a voluntary redundancy scheme for its workers.
Deputy Healy Rae says all the focus of this current government is on Dublin: