News & Statements

Unemployment at lowest level since 2005

Fine Gael Clare TD and member of the Oireachtas Committee on Employment Affairs and Social Protection has highlighted that figures published today (Wednesday) by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) indicate the monthly unemployment rate for May 2019 stands at 4.4%, the lowest rate since 2005.

Ennis data centre planning application must not be delayed – Carey

Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has asked Clare County Council to ensure there is no delay in facilitating a planning application for a one million square foot data centre on the outskirts of Ennis that will result in the creation of more than 2,000 permanent, ancillary and construction jobs.

Heritage Bill crucial for farmers- Carey

The Heritage Bill will allow farmers to manage their land in a more effective way, the chair of the Oireachtas Committee on Rural Affairs and Community Development has said.