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3 Aug

Joe Carey environment works

Carey seeks immediate start to Kilkee sewerage works

Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has asked Irish Water to step up its plans for a new sewerage treatment plant in Kilkee after a malfunction at the town’s wastewater pump plant last week resulted in the closure of the beach. “I have been making representations about the lack of a proper wastewater plant in […]

2 Aug

Joe Carey announces environmental funding

Funding for 34 Clare environmental projects

More than €25,000 funding for 34 environmental projects in Clare has been announced by Fine Gael TD Joe Carey. The money, allocated under the Local Agenda 21 Environmental Partnership Fund, is to support local environmental initiatives by communities, individuals and not-for-profit groups. Deputy Carey said the funding has been drawn by Clare County Council which […]

2 Aug

Outdoor recreation funding Clare

Clare projects to benefit from outdoor recreation funding

Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has confirmed that almost €56,000 has been allocated to six Clare projects from this year’s Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme. Three projects in Kilrush, two in Ennis and one in East Clare are all set to benefit from the scheme which will provide up to 80 per cent of the […]

1 Aug

Joe Carey Ennis hospital ambulance

Hospital group cannot provide vital heart surgery

THE University of Limerick Hospitals Group is unable to provide minimally invasive surgery that would transform the lives of around 40 patients who are not well enough to have open heart valve surgery. The issue has been highlighted by Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey who asked Health Minister Simon Harris to provide the €500,000 […]

31 Jul

joe carey childcare benefits

Extra funding for childcare

Deputy Joe Carey is encouraging Clare families to check their entitlements to ensure they get the full benefit of increased childcare benefits. “From September, every child aged between 6-months and 3-years in full or part-time registered childcare will get some level of support. There will be no minimum number of hours and no maximum number […]

29 Jul

fuel allowance payment Joe Carey

Clare families to benefit from change in fuel allowance payment

A change in the way fuel allowance is paid to social welfare recipients will enable them to make considerable savings on their heating bills, according to Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey. Deputy Carey, who is a member of the Oireachtas Social Protection committee that proposed the change, said it had the potential to benefit […]