Transport and Shannon

19 Feb

Carey calls for more testers to be assigned to Clare driving test centres

CLARE Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has accused the Road Safety Authority (RSA) of failing to meet its service level agreement to provide driving tests within a ten-week period with some Clare applicants waiting more than eight months for an appointment. Speaking in the Dáil last week, Deputy Carey said the long waiting times were […]

1 Feb

€4.5 million allocated to Clare Active Travel projects

€4.5 million has been allocated to 28 active travel projects in Clare for public transport, walking and cycling infrastructure along with providing safe routes to six primary schools in the county. Welcoming the allocation to Clare County Council from the National Transport Authority (NTA) Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey said it was significant that […]

26 Jan

Regional Airports Fund played major role in Shannon recovery

SHANNON’S inclusion in the Regional Airports Programme played a major role in the airport’s post-Covid recovery which saw passenger numbers grow by 300 per cent to 1.51 million last year. That’s according to Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey who said that Shannon’s passenger numbers are now back to 88 per cent of their 2019 […]

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