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Joe Carey TD



13 Sep

Clár funding for four Clare projects

Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has welcomed the allocation of almost €200,000 to four Clare projects from the latest round of funding from the Clár programme for developing community facilities and amenities in rural areas. €50,000 will go towards car park resurfacing, disabled parking spaces and green school diversity programme at St Flannan’s National […]

2 Sep

Clare Libraries grant will help people with reading difficulties

CLARE Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has welcomed an allocation of €26,744 to the Clare Library Service which will enable it to provide assistance for people with reading difficulties, books in Ukrainian and other languages,­ and a programme of events for recent arrivals in the county. The funding from the Dormant Accounts Fund will enable the […]

30 Aug

Funding will give new lease of life to Lisdoonvarna

CLARE Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has welcomed a €100,000 allocation to Lisdoonvarna from the Streetscape Enhancement Initiative for local retailers and property owners to improve the facades of their buildings, carry out artwork or install features such as street furniture or canopies. Urging property owners to apply to Clare County Council to avail of […]

19 Aug

Increased Back to School allowance will relieve pressure on families

Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has described the early payment of an increased Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance as a sign of the Government’s commitment to relieve some of the pressure on families caused by increases in the cost of living. The allowances were paid to 124,000 families in respect of 220,000 […]

18 Aug

New funding to extend River Fergus walkway

PROPOSALS for a major extension of the River Fergus walkway have received a significant boost with the allocation of €50,000 to assess how best to link it to Clarecastle Quay where a trailhead development is being planned. The funding, announced by Rural and Community Development Minister Heather Humphreys, comes less than a year after the […]

17 Aug

Shannon Hub project is major opportunity for local community

THE transfer of the Shannon Venue site to the ownership of Clare County Council will clear the way for the development of a multi-functional civic and community building in the heart of the town centre. That’s the view of Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey who said the completion of the process to give the […]