Fine Gael

1 Nov

National School

Clare schools will have lowest teacher pupil ratio

Clare schools are set to benefit from the lowest pupil teacher ratio ever, according to Fine Gael TD Joe Carey. And he says that additional Special Need Assistants (SNAs) will ensure extra supports for local children who need them most. “I am delighted that children here in Care will benefit from the lowest pupil teacher […]

31 Oct


€1million funding for Clare towns and villages

ALMOST €1 million has been allocated to nine towns and villages in Clare under the latest round of the Government’s Town and Village Renewal Scheme, Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has confirmed. The biggest single allocation of €200,000 went to Newmarket on Fergus for the development of the Tradaree Food Hub while €100,000 was allocated […]

30 Oct

Joe Carey and Michael Creed

Low interest loans helping Clare farmers reduce debt

MORE than a hundred Clare farmers have availed of low interest loans from the Strategic Banking Corporation to pay down more expensive forms of short-term debt. Responding to Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey, Agriculture Minister Michael Creed confirmed that the average amount borrowed was €32.704 at an interest rate of 2.95 per cent and  […]