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Joe Carey TD



6 Aug

‘Days of Clare employees commuting long hours to and from offices must be consigned to history’ – Deputy Joe Carey

The days of Clare workers having to commute long hours to and from their office should be numbered, a local TD has said. Deputy Joe Carey said the experience of remote working – forced upon many employees as a result of the pandemic – provides an opportunity to create a far better work-life balance for […]

3 Aug

First Clare towns and villages to benefit from new Covid-19 supports: Deputy Joe Carey

Five Clare towns and villages have received just under €115,000 as part of a new Government scheme to help them adapt to the Covid-19 pandemic, local TD Joe Carey confirmed today. They are among 106 towns and villages across the country that will benefit immediately from €2.8 million in funding under the enhanced Town and Village […]

30 Jul

€255,000 funding boost for West Clare Railway Greenway: Deputy Joe Carey

Clare TD Joe Carey from has confirmed €255,000 funding for the West Clare Railway Greenway. The money will be allocated to Clare County Council to develop a 20km “priory section” of the greenway from Kilrush and Kilkee. Welcoming the funding, Deputy Carey said: “Our greenway plays an important role in supporting local communities to create […]

27 Jul

Urgent safety works to get underway soon on ‘extremely dangerous’ county Clare bridge after funding boost

Funding of €20,000 has been provided to carry out urgent safety works at a notorious county Clare road blackspot. Local Fine Gael TD Joe Carey confirmed the funding has been allocated for works at Cree Bridge on the R483. In a parliamentary question to Transport Minister Eamon Ryan, Deputy Carey warned Cree Bridge is “extremely […]

27 Jul

Clare charities and health groups benefit from latest round of Covid-19 Stability Fund: Deputy Joe Carey

A number of local charity and community groups have been allocated almost €60,000 in funding under the latest round of the Covid-19 Stability Fund. Clare TD Joe Carey today confirmed three local organisations will receive a total of €57,446 in the second round of funding from the Dormant Accounts Fund. These include: *Clare Accessible Transport […]

24 Jul

Roadmap to recovery: 271 B&Bs across Clare to benefit from Restart Grant: Deputy Joe Carey

Some 271 B&Bs across Clare will now be eligible to benefit from the Restart Grant for Enterprises. Local Fine Gael TD Joe Carey said the funding will be a welcome boost to the local tourism sector in Clare and help get B&Bs back on their feet. Deputy Carey said: “Up until now the bed and […]