Covid-19

14 Oct

Recruitment of almost 1,000 special needs assistants will ensure children and young people are supported: Deputy Joe Carey

The recruitment of almost 1,000 special needs assistants and other supports in Budget 2021 will ensure children and young people receive dedicated support, Clare TD Joe Carey has said. Welcoming the teaching supports, Deputy Carey said: “Covid-19 has presented challenges for our education sector and our teachers, SNAs and many more across the sector have […]

7 Sep

Clare TD calls time on closure of pubs: Deputy Carey urges Government to agree new support package with publicans

The €16 million support package earmarked for pubs and nightclubs as part of the Government’s stimulus package for the sector falls far short of what is needed, a Clare TD has said. Deputy Joe Carey also urged the Government to proceed with plans to allow ‘wet’ pubs to reopen their door to the public before […]

20 Aug

Minister approves €2.6 million funding to keep Shannon Heritage sites open for full year: Deputy Joe Carey

Public Expenditure Minister Michael McGrath has approved €2.6 million funding to enable Shannon Heritage sites to remain open until the end of the year, Clare TD Joe Carey has confirmed. Following a lengthy review process, the Department of Transport sent a submission to Public Expenditure Minister Michael McGrath on Monday evening supporting calls locally to […]

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