Budget 2020

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 […]

14 Oct

Carey welcomes €2 million budget allocation for Autism Plan 

Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has welcomed the allocation of €2 million for the Autism Plan in last week’s budget announcement.

8 Oct

Balanced regional development is key budget priority

Almost €2 billion has been secured in Tuesday’s budget for rural communities which will secure improved transport, farming supports, more Gardaí and teachers and increased investment in schools and hospitals, according to Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey.