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Michael Healy-Rae: Whoever cut down the Carrauntoohil cross is some sort of anti-Christ

“It was an outrageous act.”

Michael Healy Rae Phone Scandals Michael Healy Rae (File photo) Source: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

INDEPENDENT TD MICHAEL Healy-Rae has condemned whoever cut down the iconic cross at the summit of Carrauntoohil.

The Kerry TD told TheJournal.ie that whoever was involved in the incident was “an anti-Christ”.

“It was an outrageous act. The only person that would have committed this crime is some sort of an anti-Christ,” Healy-Rae said.

“The person that committed this act is the lowest of the low life, such an effort was made by local people to erect it.”

Healy Rae said about 100 people were involved in the erection of the cross, adding: “I take comfort in the fact that 1000 people will be there when the next cross is erected.”

To hell with the person that cut it down … Right-thinking people will see that a new cross is erected.

kerryc-310x415 Source: Kerry Climbing

Over the weekend it emerged that the cross was cut down from atop Ireland’s highest mountain, where it has stood since 1976. A commemorative plaque was also stolen.

Whoever cut down the Carrauntoohil cross also stole a commemorative plaque

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