Social Protection

25 Jul

Childcare

Check your childcare supports

With targeted childcare supports being increased by as much as 50 per cent, Clare parents are being encouraged to find out how they can benefit by logging on to a new information website. Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey said that while there have been over 173,000 page visits to the affordablechildcare.ie website in the […]

28 Dec

Social Protection

Carers and one-parent families to benefit from new measures

Hundreds of carers and lone parents in Clare will benefit from new social protection measures that will come into force next week, according to Fine Gael TD Joe Carey. Carers will receive carer’s allowance for an additional 12 weeks if the person they are caring for moves into full-time care. There are almost 70,000 carers […]

26 Dec

Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey

Reduced rent contribution will help young people on welfare

Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey says that young people on social welfare will save up to €20 a week as a result of the Government decision to cut the personal contribution they make to their rent supplement. The reduction in the personal contribution will apply to anyone under the age of 26 who is […]

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