Joe Carey

Joe Carey (born 24 June 1975) is an Irish Fine Gael politician who has been a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Clare constituency since the 2007 general election.[1]

Joe Carey

Teachta Dála
Assumed office
May 2007
Personal details
Joseph Carey

(1975-06-24) 24 June 1975
Clarecastle, County Clare, Ireland
Political partyFine Gael
Spouse(s)Grace Carey (m. 2013)
RelationsDonal Carey (Father)
EducationSt. Flannan's College
Alma materGalway Institute of Technology

He is a member of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Social Protection and the British-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.

He was a member of Clare County Council from 1997 to 2007. He was educated at St. Flannan's College, Ennis, and Galway Institute of Technology, Galway. He is the son of Donal Carey who was TD and Senator.

He was elected to Dáil Éireann at the 2007 general election.[2] He was appointed Fine Gael Deputy Spokesperson on Justice, with special responsibility for Juvenile Justice in October 2007. In October 2010, he was appointed as assistant Fine Gael Chief Whip.

See also


  1. "Joe Carey". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 18 April 2009.
  2. "Joe Carey". Retrieved 18 April 2009.
Preceded by
James Breen
Fine Gael Teachta Dála for Clare
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