Dail Speeches

7 Sep

Clare TD calls time on closure of pubs: Deputy Carey urges Government to agree new support package with publicans

The €16 million support package earmarked for pubs and nightclubs as part of the Government’s stimulus package for the sector falls far short of what is needed, a Clare TD has said. Deputy Joe Carey also urged the Government to proceed with plans to allow ‘wet’ pubs to reopen their door to the public before […]

22 Jul

Transport Minister confirms review into financial aid package for Shannon Airport is now underway

The new Minister for Transport, Eamon Ryan, is “considering” a wide range of financial supports for Shannon Airport, he told Clare TD Joe Carey. Deputy Carey, who is also the chair of the all-party Shannon Airport Oireachtas Group, raised the ongoing challenges facing the airport with Minister Ryan in the Dáil last Thursday evening. The […]

4 Oct

Dáil Éireann speech on County Clare tourist initiatives

I took the opportunity to  highlight some positive development in tourism in County Clare in a speech on the National Tourism Development Authority in Dáil Éireann in recent days. The speech is below.. National Tourism Development Authority (Amendment) Bill 2011 : Second Stage At the outset, I want to welcome this Bill and I also […]