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Joe Carey TD



28 Jul

Joe Carey farm grants Fine Gael

Carey welcomes deadline extension for farm improvement plans

Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey says that an extension of the deadline for the submission of farm improvement plans in Knowledge Transfer groups will allow Clare farmers more time to qualify for a share of the €100 million funding available under the scheme.   “Agriculture Minister Michael Creed has confirmed to me that the […]

26 Jul

Joe Carey farming

Major boost for beef farmers

US Government approval of the unique, high quality of Irish beef is great news for Clare beef farmers, according to local Fine Gael TD Joe Carey The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has approved the proposal to advertise the unique qualities of Irish beef in the United States. This decision will accelerate its activities […]

25 Jul


Check your childcare supports

With targeted childcare supports being increased by as much as 50 per cent, Clare parents are being encouraged to find out how they can benefit by logging on to a new information website. Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey said that while there have been over 173,000 page visits to the affordablechildcare.ie website in the […]

25 Jul

Joe Carey TD at Shannon Airport
Photograph by Yvonne Vaughan Photography.

Carey calls on United Airlines to retain full Shannon service

Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has called on the Board of United Airlines to reconsider their decision suspend daily year round flights between New York and Shannon Airport. And he has asked Transport Minister Shane Ross for his support in persuading the directors of the US airline not to go ahead with   their […]

24 Jul

broadband connection

Kilkee to benefit from improved broadband

Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has confirmed a major investment by broadband provider eir that will involve the delivery of fibre to home services (FTTH) in the Kilkee area by the end of next year. And he says that eir has also informed him that a fibre to cabinet (FTCC) high speed service will […]

23 Jul


Make sure your travel documents are in order

With many Clare people planning foreign holidays at this time of year, local Fine Gael TD Joe Carey is reminding them to make sure their travel documents are in order before they travel. “Before you book your trip it is important to look at your passport and check its expiry date. If you’re booking for […]