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17 Feb

‘A sorry saga’ – Clare TD demands ‘urgent meeting’with Minister over failure to appoint chair to Shannon Group

Clare TD Joe Carey has demanded an “urgent meeting” with Transport Minister Eamon Ryan to discuss the “sorry saga” over the failure to appoint a new chairperson to the Shannon Group. It comes as Minister Ryan confirmed he would not be proceeding with the appointment of businessman Aaron Forde as chair of the group. Mr […]

16 Feb

New Shannon Group chair faces ‘enormous task’ leading airport back on pathway to growth: Deputy Joe Carey

Clare TD Joe Carey has welcomed the appointment of businessman Aaron Forde as chairperson of the Shannon Group. Deputy Carey, who is chair of the Shannon Airport Oireachtas Group, said Mr Forde faces a “mammoth task” ahead as he prepares to try and steer the group through these turbulent times and back on a pathway […]

15 Feb

Carey announces over €25m funding for vital road projects across Clare

A total of €25,266,904 has been allocated for the maintenance and renewal of the road network in Clare, local TD Joe Carey confirmed today. Deputy Carey said the funding will cover “routine maintenance to safeguard our infrastructure” and ensure that our roads are resilient against the deteriorating effects of climate change. The funding also contains provisions for walking […]

10 Feb

‘Common sense has prevailed’ – Carey welcomes Minister Ryan’s u-turn on Coonagh–Knockalisheen road project

Local TD Joe Carey has welcomed Transport Minister Eamon Ryan’s decision to reinstate road works on what he described as a “critical project” for Clare, Limerick and the entire Mid-West region. The Green Party leader today confirmed the final phase of Coonagh – Knockalisheen Northern Distributor Road will proceed without further delays. The climbdown follows […]

9 Feb

New COVID Business Aid Scheme (CBAS) will provide welcome boost for struggling businesses in Clare: Deputy Joe Carey

A new nationwide €60 million COVID Business Aid Scheme (CBAS) will provide a welcome boost for struggling businesses in Clare, Deputy Joe Carey said. The local Fine Gael TD confirmed the funding for the COVID Business Aid Scheme (CBAS) was secured by the Tánaiste at cabinet this week and Clare County Council will be responsible […]

8 Feb

Over €500,000 for Limerick and Clare ETB to support local disadvantaged learners: Deputy Joe Carey

A total of €505,750 has been granted to Limerick and Clare ETB from the Mitigating against Educational Disadvantage Fund, Deputy Joe Carey confirmed today. Higher Education Minister Simon Harris earlier announced the distribution of €5.8m nationally for community education under the fund. Deputy Carey said: “This new funding for Limerick and Clare ETB was secured […]