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30 Nov

€1.25m in digital technology funding for primary and post-primary schools across Clare: Deputy Joe Carey

Primary and secondary schools across Clare will share just over €1.24 million in ICT funding as part of a €50 million nationwide investment, local Fine Gael TD Joe Carey confirmed this morning. Deputy Carey was speaking as Education Minister Norma Foley announced that €50 million in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Grants for primary and […]

26 Nov

Christmas Bonus will be paid to Clare social welfare and PUP recipients this year: Deputy Joe Carey

The Christmas Bonus will be paid to people on social welfare and those receiving pandemic payments this year, Clare TD Joe Carey has confirmed. Deputy Carey said: “I am pleased to say that the full Christmas Bonus will be paid to social welfare recipients in Clare the week beginning 7th December. This year, due to the […]

25 Nov

€225,000 allocated for vital coastal protection works at Spanish Point: Deputy Joe Carey

The Government has allocated €225,000 in funding for vital storm protection works at Spanish Point, Clare TD Joe Carey has confirmed.  The money will be used to protect the cliff face that has suffered serious erosion in recent years and to make the car park and public access road safe.  Minister of State at the […]

23 Nov

‘Hugely transformative’ – Clare TD hails news that Ennis is set to become university town

Ennis and surrounding areas will reap huge benefits when it becomes a university town, possibly as early as next September, a Clare TD has said. Deputy Carey was speaking as it emerged that the Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) – Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) consortium has formally submitted its Technological University application to the […]

10 Nov

Extra €22m in supports announced for Shannon and Cork airports under aviation aid package: Deputy Joe Carey

Shannon Airport will benefit from a revised €80 million funding package for the crisis-hit aviation sector, Clare TD Joe Carey announced this evening. The Government confirmed an extra €48 million in support for next year in addition to those already announced in Budget 2021. As part of the funding, Shannon and Cork airports will receive […]

9 Nov

Three Clare retailers awarded funding under Covid online support scheme: Deputy Joe Carey

Three local businesses have been awarded funding under the Government’s Covid-19 Online Retail Scheme, Clare TD Joe Carey announced today.Deputy Carey acknowledged retailers across Clare have been hit “extremely hard by Covid-19”, with many forced to move their sales online to survive. The local Fine Gael TD said: “The Government has been working to ensure […]