5 Jun

Almost €4million to upgrade Clare public health facilities

CLARE Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has confirmed that more than €1 million will be spent this year on a new building to replace St Joseph’s Community Nursing Unit in Ennis. He said that the money will progress the construction of two 50 bed blocks, incorporating 75 long stay and 25 short stay beds, and […]

4 Jun

Life-changing drug should be provided to all children with Cystic Fibrosis 

CLARE Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has called on Health Minister Stephen Donnelly to ensure that all children with Cystic Fibrosis will have access to the life-changing Kaftrio drug therapy. Highlighting the case of eight year-old James Fitzpatrick from Sixmilebridge, Deputy Carey told Minister Donnelly that James was one of only 35 Irish children between […]

3 Jun

Clare employers urged to apply for new apprenticeship grant

FINE Gael TD Joe Carey has urged Clare employers to take on apprentices and avail of new financial supports to do so. More than 2,500 people have been registered as apprentices so far this year – higher than the same period in the past three years. Businesses who take on apprentices are now entitled to […]