Economy and Agriculture

20 Jul

Funding boost for Clare agricultural shows

Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has welcomed an allocation of more than €50,000 to nine agricultural shows throughout the county as a practical measure to support the return of rural activities after the lifting of Covid restrictions. The shows that will benefit from funding of between €5,000 and €6,000 are Newmarket-on-Fergus, Ennistymon, Kilrush, Corofin, […]

23 Mar

Government will help counter impact of price increases

DESPITE opposition claims that the Government is ruling out any further measures to ease cost of living pressures, Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey says every effort will be made to counter the effects of energy supply and price impacts. “The significant retail price increases for energy are a matter of strong concern to the […]

2 Mar

‘A cruel blow’ – Deputy Carey criticises Aer Lingus decision to lay off Shannon workers until summer

Clare TD Joe Carey has described the move by Aer Lingus to lay off all 129 inflight service and ground operations staff at Shannon Airport until the summer as a “cruel blow to workers”. The Shannon-based Aer Lingus workers’ worst fears were confirmed as the airline announced the cuts yesterday. As a result, the airline […]

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