He was educated at St. Flannan's College, Ennis and University College Dublin. He elected to the 15th Seanad in 1981 by the Labour Panel. Carey was first elected to Dáil Éireann on his third attempt as a Fine Gael Teachta Dála (TD) for the Clare constituency at the February 1982 general election and retained his seat until losing it at the 2002 general election.
His son, Joe Carey, was elected in 2007 as a Fine Gael TD for the same constituency.
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