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#Michael Healy-Rae

# michael-healy-rae - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Filibustering: Here's why a decision to deploy a little-used Dáil rule caused ructions this week

TDs such as Mattie McGrath, Danny and Michael Healy Rae were accused of filibustering this week.

# michael-healy-rae - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Danny Healy-Rae seeks legal advice after Shane Ross calls him a 'terrorist'

The Transport Minister made the comments while calling on rural TDs to back drink-driving legislation.

# michael-healy-rae - Saturday 10 February, 2018

How well do you know your Dáil rows?

TDs aren’t above screaming blue murder at each other from time to time.

# michael-healy-rae - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Michael Healy Rae on suicide in his constituency: 'It didn't register. I didn't get it.'

Michael Healy Rae shared an emotional story about the tragic death of a man in his constituency with comedian Tommy Tiernan.

# michael-healy-rae - Sunday 7 January, 2018

Killarney National Park 'significantly and rapidly deteriorating' due to rhododendron

The invasive plant is at the centre of a row between a voluntary body and a government department.

# michael-healy-rae - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

From The Daily Edge Michael Healy-Rae's bafflement at Lucy's makeup routine on Living With Lucy was comedy gold Scutter

Michael Healy-Rae's bafflement at Lucy's makeup routine on Living With Lucy was comedy gold

“Is it not layer then on top of layer? Does it not get all shitey?”

# michael-healy-rae - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Thieves in Kerry 'robbed All-Ireland medals, tied up an elderly man and stole from a creche'

Speaking in the Dáil today, Michael Healy-Rae said that thieves had stolen from a number of homes on the weekend of 25 February.

# michael-healy-rae - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

'Janey mac, that was a tight one': Ambulance called for Michael Healy-Rae after choking fit

The Kerry TD’s hands and lips turned purple during the incident.

# michael-healy-rae - Saturday 18 March, 2017

The Late Late Show tested Michael Healy-Rae's DNA and found he's '100% Irish' Guaranteed Irish This post contains videos

The Late Late Show tested Michael Healy-Rae's DNA and found he's '100% Irish'

More Cork than Kerry though it seems.

# michael-healy-rae - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Not just the rhododendrons: What's being done about invasive plant species in Ireland?

Michael Healy-Rae said the army would be needed to fix the rhododendron problem earlier this week.

# michael-healy-rae - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Michael Healy-Rae says Trump's view on deregulation 'shows intelligence of the man'

He added that he’d have problems with Trump’s views on other issues.

# michael-healy-rae - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

'The rhododendrons are taking over': Healy-Rae says army should be sent to Killarney National Park Day Of The Triffids This post contains videos

'The rhododendrons are taking over': Healy-Rae says army should be sent to Killarney National Park

The government replied that it had committed well over half a million euro to help fight the problem.

# michael-healy-rae - Monday 13 February, 2017

Michael Healy-Rae hits out at being called 'Trumpian' by Oliver Callan

“Well if holding your father in high regard is a crime, sure go ahead and shoot me now Mr Callan…”

# michael-healy-rae - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Michael Healy-Rae on ticket touts: 'Do it the Al Capone way, they got him on taxes'

TDs urged action to prevent exorbitant ticket touting in a Dáil debate yesterday.

# michael-healy-rae - Friday 9 December, 2016

'It will destroy tourism here': Islanders worried as ferry set to be decomissioned

Michael Healy-Rae has called the ferry a “lifeline” to the people of south Kerry.

# michael-healy-rae - Monday 14 November, 2016

Should we invest to make our post offices more important? Some rural TDs think so Red Letter Day This post contains a poll

Should we invest to make our post offices more important? Some rural TDs think so

A Dáil bill will be debated on Wednesday

# michael-healy-rae - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

"Sincere congratulations" - How on earth will the Irish Government deal with President Trump?

Enda Kenny has condemned Trump’s campaign rhetoric in the past.

# michael-healy-rae - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

As it happened: Enda Kenny questioned about compensation for sexual abuse victims

Stay with us for live updates from the Dáil.

# michael-healy-rae - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Michael Healy-Rae: 'Speed cameras purposely deployed to catch Kerry football fans'

He described the practice as “trickery of the worst type”.

# michael-healy-rae - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Michael Healy-Rae says Dublin and Cork are fighting plans to bring cruises to Kerry

“The main ports should keep their nose out of Kerry.”

# michael-healy-rae - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Scaled-down protest at Puck Fair after alleged threatening calls to activists

ARAN wants the goat removed from the festival and has appealed to the “common decency” of festival-goers.

# michael-healy-rae - Saturday 26 March, 2016

"The government thought the world stopped at the Red Cow" - Michael Healy Rae

The Kerry TD says he would take a role in cabinet.

# michael-healy-rae - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

"She was giving me a right doing" - Healy-Rae has his say on his close encounter with a cow

The TD is due to be released today from Cork University Hospital.

# michael-healy-rae - Monday 21 March, 2016

Michael Healy-Rae hospitalised after being attacked by a cow

The Kerry TD was attacked by the cow after she calved, according to his nephew.

# michael-healy-rae - Sunday 20 March, 2016

Michael Healy-Rae says FG and FF are like a girl and a boy ‘wanting to go with each other’

The Kerry TD thinks it’s “ridiculous” the two parties have not discussed forming a government.

# michael-healy-rae - Thursday 10 March, 2016

# michael-healy-rae - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

“She’ll get on famous”: Another Healy-Rae is entering politics

Maura Healy-Rae will be co-opted on to Kerry County Council.

# michael-healy-rae - Monday 29 February, 2016

Champagne, selfies and a 40-car cavalcade in Healy-Rae victory tour

The brothers made history in this election, becoming the first siblings to be elected in the same constituency.

They said - the general election count quotes of the weekend

Lots of politicians had lots to say today as you might imagine, and not all of it was nice.

# michael-healy-rae - Sunday 28 February, 2016

The Brothers Healy-Rae are the latest in a long line of siblings in the Dáil

Michael and Danny will be the first siblings elected to the same constituency, but there have been a few others who served in the same Dáil.

One in one to go: Massive Healy-Rae vote shoots brothers into the Dáil

Michael Healy-Rae is already in and Danny is following behind.

# michael-healy-rae - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

The Healy-Raes could be set to take both seats in Kerry…

A new TG4 poll on the Kerry constituency shows that brothers Danny and Michael are zoning in on a double victory in the election.

# michael-healy-rae - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge Michael Healy Rae’s election version of Hit The Diff is an absolute must-listen Make The Diff

Michael Healy Rae’s election version of Hit The Diff is an absolute must-listen

“It’s flat to the mat in his black cap and there’s no time for tae”

# michael-healy-rae - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Healy Rae on drink driving, 'If a person goes out and has a little drink, they're hurting no one'

He added that people are surviving accidents now because cars are improving.

# michael-healy-rae - Monday 14 September, 2015

In case you're wondering whether the Healy-Raes are ready for the election...

These appeared on the hillside outside Kilgarvan in recent weeks. Michael Healy-Rae says he’s working on more election “artillery” too.

# michael-healy-rae - Monday 10 August, 2015

'You'll be f***ing beaten out of town': Puck Fair protest cancelled after threatening calls

Animal rights group Aran was planning to stage a demonstration.

# michael-healy-rae - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Animal rights campaigners want to "take the Puck out of the fair"

ARAN wants the goat removed from the festival.

# michael-healy-rae - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Micheal Healy-Rae and Enda Kenny had an, um, interesting chat about radio

The Ceann Comhairle thought it was “out of order” though…

# michael-healy-rae - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Michael Healy-Rae is voting No but check out what he said two years ago…

The independent TD gave a revealing interview to RSVP magazine two years ago.

# michael-healy-rae - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

David Norris: "As a gay man, I would really welcome being voted to be an equal person"

The independent senator came on the plinth to dismiss No side claims about funding to groups campaigning for a Yes vote.

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