You are most welcome to my website. The purpose of this on-line facility is to provide you with information concerning local issues in County Clare along with matters of national importance.

The Fine Gael Party has the plans, proposals and people to ensure a better future for all of us. I will keep you up-dated on my work via this website. If you have a personal, community, county or national issue that you want me to raise, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Best wishes,



Joe Carey was elected to the 32st Dáil in February 2016, retaining a second seat for the Fine Gael party in the Clare constituency. He is a member of the joint Oireachtas Committee on Social Protection and the British and Irish Parliamentary Assembly where he serves as Chairman of the Committee on Sovereign Matters. He has previously served as a member of the Dáil Committee on Procedures and Privileges, Fine Gael Spokesperson on Juvenile Justice and Deputy Government Chief Whip.

His political priorities include Shannon Airport, Education, Employment, Regional Development, Health, Youth and Community initiatives, People with Disabilities, Agriculture, Housing, Crime, Planning and Tourism.

Prior to his election to Dáil Éireann, he was a member of Clare County Council from June 1999 receiving the highest ever vote in Clare in the Local Elections of 2004. During his time in the Dáil, he has become known as one of Fine Gael’s hardest working TDs. He has contributed to Fine Gael’s jobs policy paper and has produced papers on the Irish Juvenile Justice System along with papers on Personal Indebtedness.

His father Donal served as a Fine Gael TD for Clare from 1982 to 2002; as a Senator from 1981 to 1982 and as Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach, Department of Arts Culture and the Gaeltacht from 1995 to 1997.

Joe is a native of Clarecastle and is a full time public representative. Married to Grace, they have two young children.