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26 Sep

Joe Carey being briefed on the issue of rural crime by Paul Connole in Fanore last week.
Yvonne Vaughan Photography

Garda pay deal will help tackle rural crime in Clare

The pay deal struck between the Department of Justice and the Garda Representative Association last weekend will have a significant effect on combatting crime in rural areas of Clare, according to Fine Gael TD Joe Carey. Deputy Carey said that the agreement, which is likely to be accepted by rank and file Gardaí in the […]

23 Sep

Garda text alert

Garda text alert funding to combat Clare crime

Government funding for Garda text alert groups will help prevent crime in Clare, according to Fine Gael TD Joe Carey. “Funding for the Community alert programme has been doubled to €350,000 and now incorporates a new €100,000 rebate scheme for local groups registered under the Garda text alert scheme, “ he explained. “This funding will […]

21 Sep

Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey
Photograph by Yvonne Vaughan Photography.

Carey seeks council support for rural grants scheme

Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has asked Clare County Council to work with local communities, business interests and state bodies to secure a significant share of €5 million Government fund to support Rural Economic Development. The Rural Economic Development Zones (REDZ) initiative provides funding for projects to stimulate economic development in rural towns and […]

20 Sep

Joe Carey Clare farmers

More than €9 million in special payments to Clare farmers

Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has confirmed that 4,036 farmers throughout the county will receive average payments of €2,325 under the 2016 Areas of Natural Constraints (ANC) Scheme. “More than €9,385,000 is due to be paid to Clare farmers from this Wednesday (September 21) and Minister Michael Creed has assured me that the Department […]

16 Sep

Joe Carey in Carron recently with Michael Davoren Burren IFA and Sharon Parr, scientist with the Burren Programme.

Levelling the field for part-time farmers

CLARE Fine Gael TD Joe Carey is leading a campaign to change a Department of Agriculture regulation that excludes thousands of part-time farmers from a €100 million knowledge transfer programme. Funded by the Irish taxpayer and the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development, knowledge transfer groups are being implemented for 27,000 farmers across the beef, […]

15 Sep

Joe Carey, Ennis national school

Education plan will open Clare schools to local communities

The Government Action Plan for Education provides major opportunities for communities all over County Clare to make use of school buildings and resources for after-school child care and a range of locally-based activities. That’s the view of Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey who said that the plan, announced  today (Thursday, September 15) by Education […]

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