Fianna Fáil councillors on Clare County Council are about to come under pressure to back the Government’s National Broadband Plan, Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has said.
Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has welcomed an increased allocation of €898,621 to Clare County Council from the Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) administered by the Department of Rural and Community Development.
Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey says that the most recent figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) indicate that there are 2,428 more people at work in the county since the formation the Government in May 2016.
Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has welcomed confirmation that Clare County Council has received approval in principle for more than €2 million in funding for the construction of eight houses at Roslevan on the Tulla Road in Ennis.
Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has confirmed that the Government is to invest €89 million to deliver high-speed broadband to 22,342 homes and businesses throughout County Clare.
More than 70 per cent of the work on the replacement of the Parnell Street water mains improvement work in Ennis has now been completed and should significantly improve water leakage in the area.