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26 Jun

Shannon Airport to receive €6.1m in emergency funding: Deputy Joe Carey

Shannon Airport will receive €6.1 million in emergency funding in a boost to the airport as it prepares to reopen on a full-time basis next week, Clare TD Joe Carey has announced. The emergency funding was agreed at a Cabinet meeting in Dublin yesterday evening.. Deputy Carey, who recently convened the all-party Shannon Airport Oireachtas […]

24 Jun

Government looking at ways to ‘relax’ 14-day quarantine rule as Shannon Airport prepares to reopen 24/7

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has told the chair of the all-party Shannon Airport Oireachtas Group the Government is currently looking at ways to relax the 14-day quarantine rule. The latest development comes as Shannon Airport prepares to resume scheduled passenger operations from next Wednesday, July 1. Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey warmly welcomed the news […]

22 Jun

€60,000 to improve facilities and amenities in Clare communities: Deputy Joe Carey

Some €60,265 in funding has been allocated to enhance facilities in urban and rural communities across Clare. Local Fine Gael TD Joe Carey said the Community Enhancement Programme [CEP] provides capital grants to community groups to improve amenities in disadvantaged areas. Deputy Carey said: “The CEP provides vital support to community groups in order to help […]

20 Jun

New funding to kickstart sport again in Clare: Deputy Joe Carey

New Government funding will help kickstart sport again in Clare, local Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has said. Deputy Carey was speaking as the Government has announced a significant new funding package of up to €70 million to help sports across the country restart activity in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Welcoming the announcement, […]

19 Jun

Locks-down: Deputy Joe Carey welcomes decision to bring forward opening of salons and barbers

Clare TD Joe Carey has welcomed the Government’s decision this evening to bring forward the phased reopening of hairdressers, barbers and beauty salons to the end of this month. Deputy Carey was speaking as Taoiseach Leo Varadkar confirmed the reopening of salons, barbers and beauticians will be brought forward to June 29 from July 20. […]

10 Jun

Clare Civil Defence to get two new emergency vehicles

The Civil Defence Unit in Clare will be armed with two new four-wheel drive vehicle that will respond to local emergencies and severe weather events. Clare TD Joe Carey confirmed today: “The Defence Minister Paul Kehoe has allocated 32 new Ford Ranger crewcabs as part of the Government’s ongoing investment in Civil Defence. “I am […]