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# Danny Healy-Rae

Last week
19th November 2023 - 25th November 2023
'It’s obvious you don’t f***ing listen to what anybody says': Thomas Pringle and Danny Healy-Rae row in the Dáil
There were angry outbursts between the two Independents this afternoon in the Dáil.
This year
Danny Healy-Rae calls for 'serious cull' of deer population citing road accidents and crop damage
The Kerry TD said the number of deer on the county’s roads poses a danger to the public.
Mother and Baby Homes: 'Morally obnoxious' and 'callous' redress scheme passes Dáil vote
There were heated exchanges in the Dáil this evening as members of the opposition warned that the Government will face legal action.
Last year
Danny Healy Rae's plant-hire firm posts record profit of €1.07 million
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.
AIB says it 'will not proceed' with plans to make 70 branches cashless in wake of massive backlash
The bank confirmed the news in a statement this afternoon.
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.
AIB to appear before Finance Committee over decision to go cashless at 70 branches
AIB should 'reconsider' decision to make 70 branches cashless, says Taoiseach
Five TDs spent almost €4,000 between them printing Christmas material using Oireachtas facility
51 different TDs and senators used the Oireachtas printer in the run up to Christmas.
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.
All time
FactCheck: Did the Taoiseach say that he was in favour of reducing the national herd?
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
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
The footage was posted online this morning.
Footage of Healy-Rae brothers being called 'caricatures' in Dáil viewed over 350,000 times
Footage of the Dáil debate went viral on social media yesterday.
'Goddammit that's an awful thing to say': Sparks fly between Taoiseach and Healy-Raes
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
The Independent TDs met with Micheál Martin today.
Danny Healy-Rae apologises for 'to hell with planet' comment after confrontation with Green Party candidate
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
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
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'
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
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
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
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
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'
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'
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
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 Independent TD had himself been criticising Minister Simon Harris.
A brief history of Danny Healy-Rae quotes
The Kilgarvan TD once claimed that nuclear testing caused the hole in the ozone layer.
How well do you know your Dáil rows?
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
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 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?
Test your skills, Danny.
9 of the quickest reactions to Danny Healy-Rae's claims about fairies damaging Kerry's roads
He’s at it again.
Poll: Are you superstitious about fairy forts?
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
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
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
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?
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
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
Shane Ross rejected claims that the plan would negatively impact rural Ireland.
FactCheck: Was damage to the ozone layer caused by nuclear testing?
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'
Not the scientifically accepted abundance of man-made CFCs.
Danny Healy-Rae invites Leonardo DiCaprio to run for public office in Kerry
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”.