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Joe Carey TD

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FINE GAEL

20 Jul

Funding boost for Clare agricultural shows

Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has welcomed an allocation of more than €50,000 to nine agricultural shows throughout the county as a practical measure to support the return of rural activities after the lifting of Covid restrictions. The shows that will benefit from funding of between €5,000 and €6,000 are Newmarket-on-Fergus, Ennistymon, Kilrush, Corofin, […]

19 Jul

Funding for Clare retailers to enhance online business

Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey is encouraging local retail business owners to apply for a new round of funding to expand their online offering and presence to customers. He was speaking after Minister of State for Business, Employment and Retail, Damien English announced retailers who have been approved for funding under the Online Retail […]

18 Jul

Reasonable solution to turf cutting restrictions

NEW regulations to protect traditional turf cutting practices and allow those who cut, share and sell turf to continue to do so, have been described by Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey as a reasonable solution to a problem that has major implications for rural communities. “I fully recognise the effect of poor air quality […]

17 Jul

Funding to help refurbish vacant Clare properties

A new Government fund that will support bringing vacant buildings in Clare towns and villages back into residential use, has been described by Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey as a major boost to revitalising local communities “The €50 million Croí Cónaithe fund will be crucial to bringing vacant and underused buildings back into residential […]

11 Jul

Reforms will support Clare Community Employment Schemes

Major reforms to Community Employment, Tús and the Rural Social Scheme will extend eligibility criteria for participants and provide additional flexibility to local supervisors when it comes to recruitment. That’s according to Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey who said that community employment schemes support a range of vital local services in Clare such as […]

30 Jun

Local groups urged to apply for community centre funding 

CLARE Fine Gael TD Joe Carey is encouraging local community groups to apply for a new round of funding for the upgrade and refurbishment of community centres.  “The fund will provide grants of between €10,000 and €300,000 for capital works such as improvements to communal facilities including kitchen and toilet facilities, energy retrofitting, new windows, […]

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