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Joe Carey TD



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 […]

27 Dec

Joe Carey with Paul Connole in Fanore on the Wild Atlantic Way.

A new year boost for Clare tourism

The recent launch of two new driving routes branching off the Wild Atlantic Way could transform Clare’s tourism industry, according to Fine Gael TD Joe Carey. The Burren Drive and Shannon Estuary Drive are being developed as part of a Fáilte Ireland pilot scheme to encourage visitors to discover the variety of inland visitor experiences […]

26 Dec


Clubs urged to register for capital grants

Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey is encouraging local clubs to prepare their applications for a share of the €30 million Government allocation to develop sports infrastructure around the country. “I want to see Clare clubs and organisations benefit as much as possible from this funding and so I am encouraging them to prepare the […]

26 Dec

Joe Carey T.D with councillor Paul Murphy and Chairman of Clarecastle Tidy Towns Christy Leyden.

Carey seeks council action on abandoned Clarecastle site

It was to have been one of Clare’s biggest retail developments of the Celtic Tiger era but it is now an abandoned eyesore that’s the subject of a campaign to have it returned as a greenfield site. Described as a “substantial town centre mixed use development”, Cois Fhorgais on the Limerick side of Clarecastle had […]

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


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 […]