# healy-rae - Today’s News
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# healy-rae - Saturday 6 December, 2014
‘You voted for me because you get good value for your vote’ – Jackie Healy Rae’s 2007 election night speech
It’s on the back of a lorry. Of course.
# healy-rae - Friday 5 December, 2014
Often controversial, veteran political operator Jackie Healy-Rae secured €71 million in funding for Kerry roads as part of his post-election deal with Bertie Ahern.
The former Kerry TD died today aged 83.
The former Kerry South deputy passed away just after 1.30pm this afternoon at Kerry General Hospital.
# healy-rae - Monday 28 April, 2014
# healy-rae - Monday 23 December, 2013
Two days to go and the Kerry-based TD has been on Santa’s lap asking for all sorts…
# healy-rae - Friday 16 August, 2013
Michael Healy-Rae says he has no problem with the programme, despite rumours to the contrary.
# healy-rae - Thursday 15 August, 2013
Caps, beashts and bangin’ tunes.
# healy-rae - Tuesday 2 July, 2013
Around 2 million viewers tuned in to watch a report that featured uileann pipes, ballad singing and countless pints of Guinness.
# healy-rae - Friday 26 April, 2013
“It’s no harm for these criminals to know that if they engage in this type of activity they may leave the home that they break into in a wooden box,” the independent TD has said.
# healy-rae - Tuesday 22 January, 2013
Responding to the Department of Transport’s dismissal of his idea, Kerry county councillor Danny Healy-Rae told TheJournal.ie: “We’ll see about that.”
# healy-rae - Saturday 25 August, 2012
Government is looking to introduce a new licence-plate system to boost car sales next year – when Healy-Rae first mooted the idea in February, he said he was “ridiculed”.
# healy-rae - Thursday 22 March, 2012
# healy-rae - Friday 9 December, 2011
The Independent TD for Kerry South had been taking part in a debate on the Social Welfare Bill earlier today.
# healy-rae - Sunday 24 July, 2011
The Government is looking for applications to replace the Kerry South TD after his dismissal from a State board. Have you got what it takes?
# healy-rae - Friday 8 July, 2011
Yesterday’s decision to block premium phone calls cannot be applied to Senators until they agree to a cap themselves.
# healy-rae - Thursday 7 July, 2011
Committee on Procedure and Privileges said it was “clear that facilities were being abused”.
# healy-rae - Sunday 3 July, 2011
In this evening’s Fix: Turkey ignores Gaddafi, the Cloyne report may finally see the light, the Leaving Cert takes a bashing, and why grocery-shopping is best done in high heels…
# healy-rae - Wednesday 29 June, 2011
More violence in Greece, the Healy-Rae row just isn’t going away, Full Tilt Poker halts play and…remember that Volkswagen Vadar commerical? There’s an update.
Ned O’Sullivan says some of the calls may have been made from Oireachtas phones. Meanwhile the text of a letter sent by an Oireachtas official to Jackie Healy-Rae about the phone calls has been revealed.
He continues to deny any wrongdoing and said he would pay the money back as a gesture.
The controversy over calls from Leinster House to support the now independent TD’s celebrity television show win four years ago rumbles on.
# healy-rae - Tuesday 28 June, 2011
Meanwhile RTÉ says it no longer has the relevant phone records, but Leinster House votes would not have made a difference to Healy-Rae’s win.
The independent TD says he won’t resign over phone calls from the Oireachtas that helped him win a TV show four years ago.
The Irish Daily Mail reports that Michael Healy-Rae won a celebrity television show back in 2007 after calls from the Dáil which cost the taxpayer over €2,500.
# healy-rae - Thursday 9 June, 2011
The former Kerry South TD said he was no longer considering a run for the Áras.
# healy-rae - Sunday 5 June, 2011
New documents published by RTÉ reveal details of the correspondence between the independent Kerry TD and the government prior to last December’s budget as well as earlier this year.