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23 Jul

Stimulus package is Government’s commitment to business, jobs and recovery across Clare: Deputy Joe Carey

A new Employment Wage Support Scheme and extension of the Pandemic Unemployment Payment into next year will provide much needed certainty to businesses and individuals in Clare, Deputy Joe Carey said this evening. Speaking after the Government’s July Stimulus package was announced, Deputy Carey said the new €7.4bn suite of measures will help get local […]

22 Jul

€168 million financial supports will help third level students in Clare to access remote learning: Deputy Joe Carey

A significant package to assist third level institutions to reopen and help end the digital divide will benefit students in Clare, Deputy Joe Carey said today. Welcoming the funding, Deputy Carey said the €168 million package will ensure our third level institutions have the necessary tools to return to education in a safe manner and […]

22 Jul

Transport Minister confirms review into financial aid package for Shannon Airport is now underway

The new Minister for Transport, Eamon Ryan, is “considering” a wide range of financial supports for Shannon Airport, he told Clare TD Joe Carey. Deputy Carey, who is also the chair of the all-party Shannon Airport Oireachtas Group, raised the ongoing challenges facing the airport with Minister Ryan in the Dáil last Thursday evening. The […]

15 Jul

€2 billion Covid-19 Credit Guarantee Scheme will provide low cost loans to businesses in Clare hit by pandemic: Deputy Joe Carey

The new COVID-19 Credit Guarantee Scheme (CGS) will make low cost loans available to businesses in Clare impacted by the pandemic. Welcoming the scheme, local Fine Gael TD Joe Carey said: “This Scheme will be the largest credit guarantee scheme for businesses in the history of the State. “It will ensure that SMEs, primary producers […]

14 Jul

Proposal to extend Parent’s Leave from two to five weeks will be positive for Clare families: Deputy Joe Carey

A proposal to extend Parent’s Leave from two weeks to five weeks for mothers and fathers will have a positive impact on families in Clare, a local TD has said. Deputy Joe Carey welcomed the Government proposal to examine advancing the extension of the period of Parent’s Leave and Benefit by three weeks for each parent and to […]

14 Jul

‘Time for Shannon Heritage sites to be brought under control of local authority or OPW’ – Deputy Joe Carey

The possibility of transferring Shannon Heritage sites under the control of the local authority or the Office of Public Works must be “explored and supported”, Clare TD Joe Carey said. Deputy Carey spoke out after he received confirmation that the Government is to carry out a review of the Shannon Group, which currently operates the […]