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Joe Carey TD



12 Oct

ABBA impersonators welcoming the launch of the new Scockholm to Shannon service

Stockholm flights to boost Clare tourism

Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has received confirmation that SAS (Scandinavian Airlines) will operate a new twice weekly service from Stockholm to Shannon from August until October next year. Deputy Carey said that the latest expansion of the Shannon route network was a further endorsement of his successful campaign to secure the airport’s independence […]

9 Oct

Joe Carey TD in Shannon
Photograph by Yvonne Vaughan Photography.

Live register fall shows more Clare people are back at work

Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has welcomed a fall of more than 14 per cent in the county’s live register as a positive indication that the Government’s job creation strategies are getting more Clare people back to work. “The latest figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) show that the Live Register in Clare […]

8 Oct


Funding for Feakle houses is welcome news

Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has welcomed the approval of a provisional budget allocation of almost €2.5 million for the construction of ten local authority houses in Feakle. Deputy Carey said that €2,452,805 would be made available to Clare County Council under the local authority housing construction programme and he expected that construction would […]

6 Oct

GP rural doctor

State salaries proposed for rural doctors

Offering state-paid salaries to family doctors if they move to rural areas could ensure that every community in Clare will have access to its own GP, according to Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey. “Health Minister Simon Harris has stated that he will make the offer when talks on new GP contracts begin in November. […]

5 Oct

M18 motorway construction

M18 due for completion in eighteen months

Travel time between Ennis and Galway will be significantly reduced within the next eighteen months when the motorway from Gort to Tuam is scheduled to be open for traffic. That’s according to Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey who has been told by Transport Minister Shane Ross that, under the terms of the public/private partnership […]

26 Sep

Joe Carey being briefed on the issue of rural crime by Paul Connole in Fanore last week.
Yvonne Vaughan Photography

Garda pay deal will help tackle rural crime in Clare

The pay deal struck between the Department of Justice and the Garda Representative Association last weekend will have a significant effect on combatting crime in rural areas of Clare, according to Fine Gael TD Joe Carey. Deputy Carey said that the agreement, which is likely to be accepted by rank and file Gardaí in the […]