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#Danny Healy-Rae

# danny-healy-rae - This week 27th November 2022 - 3rd December 2022

Danny Healy Rae's plant-hire firm posts record profit of €1.07 million
# Kerry
# Kerry

Danny Healy Rae's plant-hire firm posts record profit of €1.07 million

Mon 9:31 PM 28,348 Views 24 Comments

The record profit resulted in the company’s accumulated profits rising from €2.58 million to €3.65 million at the end of December last.

# danny-healy-rae - This year 2022

AIB says it 'will not proceed' with plans to make 70 branches cashless in wake of massive backlash
# AIB
# AIB

AIB says it 'will not proceed' with plans to make 70 branches cashless in wake of massive backlash

Jul 22nd 2022, 12:42 PM 61,476 Views 86 Comments
  • The bank said it would not be proceeding with the move due to "customer and public unease".
  • The decision has been welcomed by Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe and the Irish League of Credit Unions.
  • The statement came as three Rural Independent Group TDs demanded to speak with the bank's CEO at AIB HQ this morning.
Five TDs spent almost €4,000 between them printing Christmas material using Oireachtas facility
# Season's Greetings
# Season's Greetings

Five TDs spent almost €4,000 between them printing Christmas material using Oireachtas facility

Jan 11th 2022, 12:05 AM 58,064 Views 78 Comments
  • 51 different TDs and senators used the printer in the run up to Christmas.
  • Figures released under Freedom of Information show that the total cost of Oireachtas printing before Christmas was €6,428.96.

# danny-healy-rae - Last year 2021

FactCheck: Did the Taoiseach say that he was in favour of reducing the national herd?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Did the Taoiseach say that he was in favour of reducing the national herd?

Oct 23rd 2021, 9:54 AM 39,775 Views 0 Comments

The Taoiseach challenged a TD to produce a quote where he said he was in favour of a reduction of the herd.

Gardaí investigating indoor gathering at Danny Healy-Rae's pub
# Pub Probe
# Pub Probe

Gardaí investigating indoor gathering at Danny Healy-Rae's pub

Aug 19th 2021, 5:41 PM 31,488 Views 0 Comments

A video posted on social media earlier this month showed an alleged breach of Covid rules at a venue belonging to Kerry TD Danny Healy-Rae.

Healy-Raes to 'look at circumstances' as video shows alleged Covid breaches at Kerry pub
# Kerry
# Kerry

Healy-Raes to 'look at circumstances' as video shows alleged Covid breaches at Kerry pub

Updated Aug 5th 2021, 5:05 PM 84,786 Views 0 Comments

The footage was posted online this morning.

Footage of Healy-Rae brothers being called 'caricatures' in Dáil viewed over 350,000 times
# Slam Duncan
# Slam Duncan

Footage of Healy-Rae brothers being called 'caricatures' in Dáil viewed over 350,000 times

Feb 11th 2021, 10:34 AM 92,861 Views 107 Comments

Footage of the Dáil debate went viral on social media yesterday.

# danny-healy-rae - All time

'Goddammit that's an awful thing to say': Sparks fly between Taoiseach and Healy-Raes
# Rural Independent Group
# Rural Independent Group

'Goddammit that's an awful thing to say': Sparks fly between Taoiseach and Healy-Raes

Oct 6th 2020, 5:20 PM 92,847 Views 67 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin subsequently apologised to Michael Healy-Rae.

Penalty point reforms, river dredging and no 'daft' ideas about wolves: Rural Independents list some of their wants
# Government Formation
# Government Formation

Penalty point reforms, river dredging and no 'daft' ideas about wolves: Rural Independents list some of their wants

Feb 26th 2020, 3:44 PM 18,856 Views 34 Comments

The Independent TDs met with Micheál Martin today.

Danny Healy-Rae apologises for 'to hell with planet' comment after confrontation with Green Party candidate
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

Danny Healy-Rae apologises for 'to hell with planet' comment after confrontation with Green Party candidate

Updated Feb 10th 2020, 2:45 PM 84,191 Views 125 Comments

Cleo Murphy approached Danny Healy Rae yesterday about his comments.

Michael Healy Rae and Sinn Féin in the lead in Kerry, as Greens in the mix for 5th seat
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

Michael Healy Rae and Sinn Féin in the lead in Kerry, as Greens in the mix for 5th seat

Feb 4th 2020, 7:08 PM 36,933 Views 90 Comments

The TG4 poll seems to indicate that support for the Healy Raes may be falling. Meanwhile, support for the Green candidate is at 9%

Tributes to the late Jackie Healy-Rae to be heard in the Dáil
# Kerry
# Kerry

Tributes to the late Jackie Healy-Rae to be heard in the Dáil

Jun 26th 2019, 6:15 AM 43,546 Views 47 Comments

The South Kerry TD passed away on the 5 December 2014.

'The deer are taking over': Danny Healy-Rae asks if army will be sent to Kerry as locals face 'turmoil and tears'
# Oh Deer
# Oh Deer

'The deer are taking over': Danny Healy-Rae asks if army will be sent to Kerry as locals face 'turmoil and tears'

Mar 27th 2019, 8:32 AM 29,878 Views 73 Comments

And Healy-Rae wasn’t impressed with the government’s response.

'We're working on it': Taoiseach admits there are unacceptable delays in driving test wait times
# Learner Driver
# Learner Driver

'We're working on it': Taoiseach admits there are unacceptable delays in driving test wait times

Jan 30th 2019, 2:51 PM 21,397 Views 110 Comments

Some people are waiting over 20 weeks to get a date for the driving test.

'I don't deserve to be scorned': Danny Healy-Rae hits back over image of him asleep at All Ireland final
# Resting His Eyes
# Resting His Eyes

'I don't deserve to be scorned': Danny Healy-Rae hits back over image of him asleep at All Ireland final

Aug 21st 2018, 5:45 PM 98,451 Views 98 Comments

The Kerry TD called Shane Ross a “waste of space” for questioning whether he was wasting a ticket.

Leo wanted the HSE to save money by re-using crutches, but was told it was a non-runner
# Hse Overspend
# Hse Overspend

Leo wanted the HSE to save money by re-using crutches, but was told it was a non-runner

Jul 15th 2018, 4:00 PM 45,448 Views 97 Comments

The Taoiseach said the government will be looking with ‘laser-like detail’ at how to get value for money in the health service.

'Filibustering is parliamentary vandalism': Ross says TDs against drink-driving laws are not representing rural Ireland
# Road Traffic Bill
# Road Traffic Bill

'Filibustering is parliamentary vandalism': Ross says TDs against drink-driving laws are not representing rural Ireland

Jul 9th 2018, 5:22 PM 16,799 Views 85 Comments

As the controversial legislation passed in the Dáil last week, TD Danny Healy-Rae shouted: “This is sad day for rural Ireland.”

Drink-driving laws passed by the Dáil as Danny Healy-Rae shouts, 'This is a sad day for rural Ireland'
# Off The Road
# Off The Road

Drink-driving laws passed by the Dáil as Danny Healy-Rae shouts, 'This is a sad day for rural Ireland'

Jul 6th 2018, 12:43 PM 98,805 Views 208 Comments

The Road Traffic Amendment Bill has been before the Dáil for over a year.

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

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

May 3rd 2018, 9:34 AM 41,703 Views 154 Comments

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

'Disgraceful and self-serving' - Road safety chief hits out at TDs over drink-driving bill
# Shots Fired
# Shots Fired

'Disgraceful and self-serving' - Road safety chief hits out at TDs over drink-driving bill

Apr 27th 2018, 8:42 AM 36,181 Views 136 Comments

The RSA estimates that “seven to eight” fatalities could be avoided by changing the law.

Danny Healy-Rae criticised for 'vile comments' in the Dáil about abortion
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

Danny Healy-Rae criticised for 'vile comments' in the Dáil about abortion

Mar 21st 2018, 8:52 AM 79,698 Views 238 Comments

The Independent TD had himself been criticising Minister Simon Harris.

A brief history of Danny Healy-Rae quotes
# Healy-Rae
From The Daily Edge
# Healy-Rae

A brief history of Danny Healy-Rae quotes

Mar 9th 2018, 4:51 PM 12,913 Views 3 Comments

The Kilgarvan TD once claimed that nuclear testing caused the hole in the ozone layer.

How well do you know your Dáil rows?
# Wigs On The Green
# Wigs On The Green

How well do you know your Dáil rows?

Feb 10th 2018, 8:30 PM 18,407 Views 17 Comments

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

In the 21 years since Playboy hit Irish shelves, the mag has featured Rosanna Davison and Danny Healy-Rae
# Separate Appearances
# Separate Appearances

In the 21 years since Playboy hit Irish shelves, the mag has featured Rosanna Davison and Danny Healy-Rae

Sep 30th 2017, 4:00 PM 44,567 Views 25 Comments

Playboy magazine lost its founder this week with the death of Hugh Hefner.

'Danny Healy Rae's drink-driving comments are callous, I won't accommodate his fantasies'
# Shane Ross Interview
# Shane Ross Interview

'Danny Healy Rae's drink-driving comments are callous, I won't accommodate his fantasies'

Aug 13th 2017, 6:05 AM 19,155 Views 43 Comments

Shane Ross on the rural-urban divide that has opened up on the drink-driving debate.

Is This A Fairy Fort Or Just A Regular Irish Hill?
# Quiz
From The Daily Edge
# Quiz

Is This A Fairy Fort Or Just A Regular Irish Hill?

Aug 10th 2017, 9:00 PM 7,115 Views 4 Comments

Test your skills, Danny.

9 of the quickest reactions to Danny Healy-Rae's claims about fairies damaging Kerry's roads
# Fairy Fort
From The Daily Edge
# Fairy Fort

9 of the quickest reactions to Danny Healy-Rae's claims about fairies damaging Kerry's roads

Aug 8th 2017, 1:56 PM 9,895 Views 6 Comments

He’s at it again.

Poll: Are you superstitious about fairy forts?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Are you superstitious about fairy forts?

Aug 8th 2017, 12:54 PM 42,373 Views 128 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

'It's an insult to my little boy': Families who lost loved ones to drunk-drivers slam politicians opposing new law
# Off The Road
# Off The Road

'It's an insult to my little boy': Families who lost loved ones to drunk-drivers slam politicians opposing new law

Jul 17th 2017, 4:23 PM 33,340 Views 56 Comments

Following a meeting with the RSA and road traffic victim support groups today, Shane Ross published his new drink-driving bill.

'If a pilot had two or three glasses to drink I'd still get on the plane' - Danny Healy Rae on drink driving limits
# Rural Ireland
# Rural Ireland

'If a pilot had two or three glasses to drink I'd still get on the plane' - Danny Healy Rae on drink driving limits

Jul 11th 2017, 4:42 PM 25,643 Views 116 Comments

A new bill sponsored by Minister for Transport Shane Ross would see mandatory bans implemented for all drink drivers.

Calls for HSE to use old psychiatric institution in Kerry for social housing
# Danny Healy-Rae
# Danny Healy-Rae

Calls for HSE to use old psychiatric institution in Kerry for social housing

Jul 6th 2017, 4:19 PM 8,849 Views 13 Comments

St. Finian’s Hospital in Killarney has been lying idle since 2012.

FactFind: Have people been killed in road crashes where drivers were just over the limit?
# Drink Driving
# Drink Driving

FactFind: Have people been killed in road crashes where drivers were just over the limit?

Apr 9th 2017, 9:30 PM 39,828 Views 64 Comments

Danny Healy-Rae claimed that people drinking three glasses of Guinness have never caused a fatality.

Woman in Kerry crash with drunk driver criticises Healy-Rae's 'three Guinness' claims
# Drink Driving
# Drink Driving

Woman in Kerry crash with drunk driver criticises Healy-Rae's 'three Guinness' claims

Apr 6th 2017, 10:23 PM 25,616 Views 78 Comments

Eimear was injured in the incident, receiving a number of broken bones.

'Nobody caused a fatality by having three glasses of Guinness drank' - Healy Rae argues against new drink-driving laws
# Blind Spot
# Blind Spot

'Nobody caused a fatality by having three glasses of Guinness drank' - Healy Rae argues against new drink-driving laws

Apr 5th 2017, 2:12 PM 36,113 Views 147 Comments

Shane Ross rejected claims that the plan would negatively impact rural Ireland.

FactCheck: Was damage to the ozone layer caused by nuclear testing?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Was damage to the ozone layer caused by nuclear testing?

Nov 2nd 2016, 8:01 PM 45,259 Views 89 Comments

Independent TD Danny Healy-Rae made the extraordinary claim during a debate on climate change last week.

Danny Healy-Rae says holes in the ozone layer were caused by 'nuclear testing in the Pacific Ocean'
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Danny Healy-Rae says holes in the ozone layer were caused by 'nuclear testing in the Pacific Ocean'

Oct 27th 2016, 12:12 PM 27,798 Views 169 Comments

Not the scientifically accepted abundance of man-made CFCs.

Danny Healy-Rae invites Leonardo DiCaprio to run for public office in Kerry
# The Wolf Of County Kerry
# The Wolf Of County Kerry

Danny Healy-Rae invites Leonardo DiCaprio to run for public office in Kerry

Oct 8th 2016, 7:30 AM 20,485 Views 50 Comments

He was responding to claims the actor made earlier this week, when he said that those who do not believe in climate change “should not be allowed to hold public office”.

Danny Healy-Rae says Noah's Ark is "a fact"
# Facts
# Facts

Danny Healy-Rae says Noah's Ark is "a fact"

Aug 18th 2016, 12:10 AM 44,881 Views 215 Comments

The TD made headlines earlier this year when he asserted that “God above” is in charge of the weather.

Professor calls Danny Healy-Rae's view on climate change 'nonsense' and 'dangerous'
# Ding Ding!
# Ding Ding!

Professor calls Danny Healy-Rae's view on climate change 'nonsense' and 'dangerous'

Aug 8th 2016, 4:15 PM 24,134 Views 194 Comments

The Kerry TD went head-to-head with Professor John Sodeau of University College Cork to debate climate change.

'Danny Healy-Rae can say what he likes ... he has to open his eyes'
# Can't Blame God
# Can't Blame God

'Danny Healy-Rae can say what he likes ... he has to open his eyes'

May 15th 2016, 6:00 PM 32,591 Views 63 Comments

This Greens senator and former Rainbow Warrior crew-member has a thing or two to say about the Kerry TD’s comments.

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