The Irish government should create a national free broadband network. For which every household has free access to the internet, with limits on speed and download allowance.

If a household wishes to increase the speed or allowance then they sign up to a private provider.

This would create a smart economy and it will also have educational benefits. Hard pressed Families,! And students can use the access for school and college, in terms of research. Plus individuals can stay connected and not become secluded.