18 Jul

Reasonable solution to turf cutting restrictions

NEW regulations to protect traditional turf cutting practices and allow those who cut, share and sell turf to continue to do so, have been described by Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey as a reasonable solution to a problem that has major implications for rural communities. “I fully recognise the effect of poor air quality […]

17 Jul

Funding to help refurbish vacant Clare properties

A new Government fund that will support bringing vacant buildings in Clare towns and villages back into residential use, has been described by Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey as a major boost to revitalising local communities “The €50 million Croí Cónaithe fund will be crucial to bringing vacant and underused buildings back into residential […]

11 Jul

Reforms will support Clare Community Employment Schemes

Major reforms to Community Employment, Tús and the Rural Social Scheme will extend eligibility criteria for participants and provide additional flexibility to local supervisors when it comes to recruitment. That’s according to Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey who said that community employment schemes support a range of vital local services in Clare such as […]

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