Fine Gael news

10 Feb

‘Common sense has prevailed’ – Carey welcomes Minister Ryan’s u-turn on Coonagh–Knockalisheen road project

Local TD Joe Carey has welcomed Transport Minister Eamon Ryan’s decision to reinstate road works on what he described as a “critical project” for Clare, Limerick and the entire Mid-West region. The Green Party leader today confirmed the final phase of Coonagh – Knockalisheen Northern Distributor Road will proceed without further delays. The climbdown follows […]

1 Dec

6,286 people in Clare receive over €2.8 million in pandemic payment arrears: Deputy Joe Carey

A total of €2,828,623 in arrears under the Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP) has been paid out to 6,286 people in Clare, Deputy Joe Carey confirmed this evening. The local Fine Gael said: “I welcome the approval by my colleague, Minister for Social Protection Heather Humphreys, of the payment of arrears under the Pandemic Unemployment Payment […]

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 […]