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5 Jun

Almost €4million to upgrade Clare public health facilities

CLARE Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has confirmed that more than €1 million will be spent this year on a new building to replace St Joseph’s Community Nursing Unit in Ennis. He said that the money will progress the construction of two 50 bed blocks, incorporating 75 long stay and 25 short stay beds, and […]

4 Jun

Life-changing drug should be provided to all children with Cystic Fibrosis 

CLARE Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has called on Health Minister Stephen Donnelly to ensure that all children with Cystic Fibrosis will have access to the life-changing Kaftrio drug therapy. Highlighting the case of eight year-old James Fitzpatrick from Sixmilebridge, Deputy Carey told Minister Donnelly that James was one of only 35 Irish children between […]

3 Jun

Clare employers urged to apply for new apprenticeship grant

FINE Gael TD Joe Carey has urged Clare employers to take on apprentices and avail of new financial supports to do so. More than 2,500 people have been registered as apprentices so far this year – higher than the same period in the past three years. Businesses who take on apprentices are now entitled to […]

2 Jun

New Government funding will support Clare Post Office network 

CLARE Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has said that a new Government funding scheme will help the county’s post office network to continue their vital role in the communities they serve. “Minister of State Hildegarde Naughton, who has responsibility for the postal service, has updated me on a new Government funding package of €10 million […]

1 Jun

More than €200,000 sports funding for four Clare projects

CLARE Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has confirmed that €216,547 has been allocated to four Clare projects following the conclusion of the appeals process for the latest round of the Sports Capital and Equipment Programme. More than half the funding will go to two projects in Newmarket-on-Fergus where €80,837 has been allocated to the local […]

20 May

Carey seeks appointment of additional teacher for Clonmoney NS

HAVING missed out on the appointment of an additional teacher by just one pupil last year, management at Clonmoney National School are hoping that an increase in enrolment for the coming year will result in the extra teaching post being approved. In a letter to Education Minister Norma Foley, Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey […]

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