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Joe Carey TD

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FINE GAEL

31 Dec

Track cycling

Velodrome project to benefit Clare cyclists

Confirmation that Sport Ireland is to undertake a cost benefit analysis on the construction of an €8 million national velodrome represents a major opportunity for Clare’s elite cyclists, according to Fine Gael TD Joe Carey. Responding to a recent Dáil question from Deputy Carey, Minister of State Patrick O’Donovan said that once the appropriate financial […]

28 Dec

Social Protection

Carers and one-parent families to benefit from new measures

Hundreds of carers and lone parents in Clare will benefit from new social protection measures that will come into force next week, according to Fine Gael TD Joe Carey. Carers will receive carer’s allowance for an additional 12 weeks if the person they are caring for moves into full-time care. There are almost 70,000 carers […]

27 Dec

Clare to benefit from increased HSE budget

The increased HSE budget announced in the HSE National Service Plan is an opportunity to improve health services across all sectors of the Clare community. That’s the view of Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey who said that the Service Plan is based on an increased budget of almost €1 billion, bringing the total health […]

27 Dec

Joe Carey with Paul Connole in Fanore on the Wild Atlantic Way.

A new year boost for Clare tourism

The recent launch of two new driving routes branching off the Wild Atlantic Way could transform Clare’s tourism industry, according to Fine Gael TD Joe Carey. The Burren Drive and Shannon Estuary Drive are being developed as part of a Fáilte Ireland pilot scheme to encourage visitors to discover the variety of inland visitor experiences […]

26 Dec

joe-hurling

Clubs urged to register for capital grants

Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey is encouraging local clubs to prepare their applications for a share of the €30 million Government allocation to develop sports infrastructure around the country. “I want to see Clare clubs and organisations benefit as much as possible from this funding and so I am encouraging them to prepare the […]

26 Dec

Joe Carey T.D with councillor Paul Murphy and Chairman of Clarecastle Tidy Towns Christy Leyden.

Carey seeks council action on abandoned Clarecastle site

It was to have been one of Clare’s biggest retail developments of the Celtic Tiger era but it is now an abandoned eyesore that’s the subject of a campaign to have it returned as a greenfield site. Described as a “substantial town centre mixed use development”, Cois Fhorgais on the Limerick side of Clarecastle had […]

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