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Joe Carey TD



13 Nov

Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey

2,000 jobs from Ennis data centre proposal

Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has asked Clare County Council to ensure there is no delay in facilitating a planning application for a one million square foot data centre on the outskirts of Ennis that will result in the creation of more than 2,000 permanent, ancillary and construction jobs.

6 Nov

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1,151 Clare fathers avail of paternity benefit

Clare fathers are continuing to benefit from the Government’s paid paternity benefit scheme with more than a thousand of them availing of the scheme since its introduction in September 2016.

5 Nov

Joe with Simon Harris

Approval for new 60-bed hospital unit

Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has welcomed confirmation from Health Minister Simon Harris that work is to get under way on a new €14 million block at University Hospital Limerick with a view to having 60 additional beds available for next winter. “I have raised this issue repeatedly with Minister Harris on the floor […]

4 Nov

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Call for national schools social media policy

Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has asked Education Minister Joe McHugh to enable primary schools formulate policies governing the use of mobile phones and other information technology devices among young school goers.

26 Oct


€556,844 to upgrade local roads in Clare

Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has welcomed an allocation of €556,844 to upgrade local roads throughout the county.

25 Oct

Joe Carey T.D out side the Roche plant in Clarecastle.
Photograph by Yvonne Vaughan Photography.

Ennis South flood relief scheme back on track

Clare County Council expects to be in a position to award a new contract for the Ennis South flood relief scheme by the end of the year, according to Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe.