Carey calls on Ministers to keep Shannon Citizens Information Office open
Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has enlisted the support of Social Protection Minister Regina Doherty to prevent the closure of the Shannon Citizens Information Office which has been operating in the town for more than 40 years.
More Clare people claiming treatment benefits
There has been a significant increase in the number of Clare people benefitting from dental, optical and aural services over the past year since the treatment benefit scheme operated by the Department of Social Protection was extended to include self-employed people.
Carey confirms Christmas bonus payments
THE Government has no intention of discontinuing the Christmas Bonus for any social welfare recipient, Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has confirmed.