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Joe Carey TD



6 Oct

56,000 over 70’s in Clare and across country to benefit from new medical card changes: Deputy Joe Carey

The decision by Cabinet to approve an increased qualifying threshold for medical cards for those over 70, will benefit 56,000 older people in Clare and across the county. Welcoming the announcement, local Fine Gael TD Joe Carey said: “I am delighted that this has been passed by Cabinet and will now give certainty to those […]

5 Oct

Clare community groups receive €86,692 funding in response to Covid-19

Two local community organisations will receive financial support through the Covid-19 Stability Fund, it was confirmed today. Announcing the funding locally, Clare TD Joe Carey said: “I am delighted that the fourth tranche of COVID-19 Stability Funding worth €4.29 million will be provided to organisations nationwide. “Two local community and voluntary groups will receive a […]

5 Oct

Government working on new ‘robust’ Covid test and screening system for Shannon and other airports: Deputy Joe Carey

The Government is working on bringing in a “robust” Covid-19 test and screening system for passengers at our airports, including Shannon, Transport Minister Eamon Ryan has confirmed to Clare TD Joe Carey. Deputy Carey, who is chair of the all-party Shannon Airport Oireachtas Group, has repeatedly called for a comprehensive testing and tracking system to minimise […]

28 Sep

Libraries in Clare to receive €111,865 for vital upgrades and measures in response to Covid-19: Deputy Joe Carey

Public libraries in Clare will receive funding of over €110,000 for essential upgrades and measures in response to Covid -19. The local funding was announced by Clare TD Joe Carey as Minister of Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys unveiled total funding of €3 million to support a Small Scale Capital Works Programme in public libraries. […]

18 Sep

Final piece of funding jigsaw for new Ennis Scout hall: Deputy Joe Carey

Ennis Scouts can look forward to moving into their new state-of-the-art den after they received the final tranche of funding needed to complete the project, Clare TD Joe Carey has announced. Construction on the new scout hall is now at an advanced stage. And this week the chief executive of Clare Local Development Company, Dóirín […]

11 Sep

Clare to receive funding of €112,899 for essential projects in response to Covid-19: Deputy Joe Carey

Clare will receive €112,899 to fund projects to help local communities respond to the pandemic. The funding is part of a €3.3 million funding package for 120 projects across the country under the second round of the enhanced Town and Village Renewal Scheme. It comes on top of the €2.8 million that was announced under […]