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 […]

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