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8 Dec

Over 6,000 PUP recipients across Clare receive €2.8m in Christmas bonus payments today: Deputy Joe Carey

A total of 6,092 recipients of the Pandemic Unemployment Payment in Clare will receive a Christmas bonus today, Deputy Joe Carey confirmed. The local Fine Gael TD said: “Recipients of the Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP) are among the first in the State to begin receiving their Christmas bonus from today. In Clare, 6,092 PUP recipients […]

7 Dec

Almost €50,000 in COVID-19 supports for community and voluntary groups in Clare: Deputy Joe Carey

Community and voluntary groups in Clare will receive an additional €49,351 in Government funding to help them deal with Covid-19, Deputy Joe Carey has confirmed.   The funding, which is allocated under the COVID-19 Emergency Fund, was confirmed today by Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, and Minister of State with responsibility for […]

1 Dec

6,286 people in Clare receive over €2.8 million in pandemic payment arrears: Deputy Joe Carey

A total of €2,828,623 in arrears under the Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP) has been paid out to 6,286 people in Clare, Deputy Joe Carey confirmed this evening. The local Fine Gael said: “I welcome the approval by my colleague, Minister for Social Protection Heather Humphreys, of the payment of arrears under the Pandemic Unemployment Payment […]

30 Nov

Clubs across Clare urged to apply for €40m Sports Capital funding: Deputy Joe Carey

Some €40 million is being made available in 2021 under a new round of the Sports Capital and Equipment Programme (SCEP), Clare TD Joe Carey confirmed today. The system will be open for applications from December 11 right up to February 12, 2021. Deputy Carey said a handy guide to making an application has been […]

30 Nov

€1.25m in digital technology funding for primary and post-primary schools across Clare: Deputy Joe Carey

Primary and secondary schools across Clare will share just over €1.24 million in ICT funding as part of a €50 million nationwide investment, local Fine Gael TD Joe Carey confirmed this morning. Deputy Carey was speaking as Education Minister Norma Foley announced that €50 million in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Grants for primary and […]

26 Nov

Christmas Bonus will be paid to Clare social welfare and PUP recipients this year: Deputy Joe Carey

The Christmas Bonus will be paid to people on social welfare and those receiving pandemic payments this year, Clare TD Joe Carey has confirmed. Deputy Carey said: “I am pleased to say that the full Christmas Bonus will be paid to social welfare recipients in Clare the week beginning 7th December. This year, due to the […]