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26 Dec

Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey

Reduced rent contribution will help young people on welfare

Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey says that young people on social welfare will save up to €20 a week as a result of the Government decision to cut the personal contribution they make to their rent supplement. The reduction in the personal contribution will apply to anyone under the age of 26 who is […]

17 Oct

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Anthony Foley epitomised all that is good in sport

Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has paid tribute to Clare rugby legend, Anthony Foley who died in Paris over the weekend. In a statement issued on Monday, Deputy Carey said that the late Anthony Foley epitomised all that is good in sport. “His passion, leadership and commitment gave us some magnificent sporting memories while […]

14 Oct

Gardaí

Budget will bring more Gardaí to Clare

Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey says that The Budget announcement of 800 additional Gardaí for next year will have a significant effect on the fight against crime in rural areas of the county. “Ongoing recruitment will bring the strength of the force up to 15,000 Garda members, 2,000 Garda Reserve members and 4,000 civilian […]

13 Oct

Carers

A good deal for carers and the self-employed

Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey says that Budget 2017 has delivered a new deal for carers and the self-employed whose significant contributions to society have been largely overlooked. “As a member of the Joint Committee on Social Protection, I was delighted that we could deliver long-term illness and treatment benefits for the self-employed as […]

12 Oct

Joe Carey TD with principal Ray McInerney during a visit to Ennis National School.
Photograph by Yvonne Vaughan Photography.

Budget will bring new teachers to Clare schools

Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey says that the Budget announcement of 2,400 additional teaching posts nationally in 2017 will mean new teachers for schools in Clare. “Local schools may also from benefit from additional resource teachers as the allocation includes 900 new resource teachers nationally. In addition, 115 new Special Needs Assistants will be […]

12 Oct

Joe Carey in Carron recently with Michael Davoren Burren IFA and Sharon Parr, scientist with the Burren Programme.

Budget benefits for rural communities

Budget 2017 will bring significant benefits to rural communities in Clare with substantial funding directed at creating jobs and attracting investment to areas outside the major urban centres. That’s the view of Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey who said he welcomed the budget’s concentration on rural and regional development which, he said, would bring […]

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