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1 Mar

‘People are feeling isolated enough’ – Carey calls on Bank of Ireland to reverse plans to close its branches in Kilkee, Tulla and Miltown Malbay

Clare TD Joe Carey has called on Bank of Ireland to reverse its controversial plans to shut three local branches. The bank today confirmed it will close its branches in Kilkee, Tulla and Miltown Malbay from the end of September. The move is part of a massive restructure of Bank of Ireland’s operations in the […]

1 Mar

Carey announces €2.24m in funding to help older Clare people and those with disabilities to remain in their homes

Clare County Council will receive over €2 million funding to provide home adaptations for older people and those living with disability and mobility issues, local TD Joe Carey confirmed today. The local Fine Gael TD after Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien this morning unveiled a €75m fund for Housing Adaptation Grants for Older People and People with […]

24 Feb

Carey confirms further extension to expiry dates of driver licenses

There has been a further extension to the expiry dates of driving licences, Clare TD Joe Carey confirmed today. The move comes as the EU and national Governments take steps in response to the disruption caused by Covid-19 to driver licensing services across the EU. The extension will apply to different groups of licence holders including those […]

17 Feb

‘A sorry saga’ – Clare TD demands ‘urgent meeting’with Minister over failure to appoint chair to Shannon Group

Clare TD Joe Carey has demanded an “urgent meeting” with Transport Minister Eamon Ryan to discuss the “sorry saga” over the failure to appoint a new chairperson to the Shannon Group. It comes as Minister Ryan confirmed he would not be proceeding with the appointment of businessman Aaron Forde as chair of the group. Mr […]

16 Feb

New Shannon Group chair faces ‘enormous task’ leading airport back on pathway to growth: Deputy Joe Carey

Clare TD Joe Carey has welcomed the appointment of businessman Aaron Forde as chairperson of the Shannon Group. Deputy Carey, who is chair of the Shannon Airport Oireachtas Group, said Mr Forde faces a “mammoth task” ahead as he prepares to try and steer the group through these turbulent times and back on a pathway […]

15 Feb

Carey announces over €25m funding for vital road projects across Clare

A total of €25,266,904 has been allocated for the maintenance and renewal of the road network in Clare, local TD Joe Carey confirmed today. Deputy Carey said the funding will cover “routine maintenance to safeguard our infrastructure” and ensure that our roads are resilient against the deteriorating effects of climate change. The funding also contains provisions for walking […]

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