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# healy-rae - Monday 9 December, 2019

Michael Healy-Rae TD brought to hospital after fire at Kerry shop

Healy-Rae is understood to be okay but is being checked due to the potential effects of smoke inhalation.

# healy-rae - Thursday 14 November, 2019

'Irresponsible nonsense': Tánaiste dismisses Danny Healy-Rae's call for drink-driving 'permit'

Danny Healy Rae wants permits to be handed out to allow rural drink driving.

# healy-rae - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Three members of Healy-Rae family elected to Kerry County Council

The Healy-Rae family have seen a 19-election streak of wins.

# healy-rae - Thursday 23 May, 2019

'It's a blessing and a curse': The relatives of well-known politicians running for election

Is a famous political surname a help or a hindrance for new candidates?

# healy-rae - Friday 2 November, 2018

Healy-Rae sends patients to Belfast for hip and knee replacements to avoid a four-year wait

Patients can get the surgery in Belfast in a couple of months.

# healy-rae - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

'You're letting down the people of Kerry': TDs get in shouting match over new rural bus service

Danny Healy-Rae got into a shouting match with Minister Brendan Griffin this evening.

# 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.

# healy-rae - Friday 9 March, 2018

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

A brief history of Danny Healy-Rae quotes

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

# healy-rae - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Check out Ed O'Neill from Modern Family's Jackie Healy-Rae impression

O’Neill spent some time in the Kingdom in the past.

From The Daily Edge The dad from Modern Family actually pulled off the best Healy-Rae impression Ed O'Neill

# 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.

# 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.

# healy-rae - Saturday 5 March, 2016

'He and Labour lost the election' - Michael Healy-Rae confirms meeting Enda Kenny

Michael was speaking on the Late Late Show last night.

# 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.

# healy-rae - Sunday 28 February, 2016

Two Healy-Rae brothers elected to the Dáil

Michael is bringing brother Danny from the Kingdom to Leinster House.

# healy-rae - Saturday 6 December, 2014

# healy-rae - Friday 5 December, 2014

"Would I do anything different? ... I'd try and do a hell of a lot more of the same"

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.

Jackie Healy-Rae: The 'dry wit' that changed Independent politics

The former Kerry TD died today aged 83.

Former TD Jackie Healy-Rae has died RIP

Former TD Jackie Healy-Rae has died

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

PIC: Michael Healy-Rae has had his visit to Santa, and here's what he asked for

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

Rumours that Healy-Raes not happy with documentary are “more Dublin media bullshit”

Michael Healy-Rae says he has no problem with the programme, despite rumours to the contrary.

# healy-rae - Thursday 15 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge What can we expect from At Home With the Healy-Raes? Home And A Rae

What can we expect from At Home With the Healy-Raes?

Caps, beashts and bangin’ tunes.

# healy-rae - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

German TV station airs Healy Rae drink-drive segment

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

Healy-Rae wants debate on expanding gun ownership in Ireland

“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

Government dismisses Healy-Rae's bid to relax drink-driving limit in rural areas

Responding to the Department of Transport’s dismissal of his idea, Kerry county councillor Danny Healy-Rae told “We’ll see about that.”

# healy-rae - Saturday 25 August, 2012

Healy-Rae vindicated as 2013 licence plates to avoid 'unlucky 13'

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

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# healy-rae - Friday 9 December, 2011

Michael Healy-Rae hospitalised after taking ill in the Dáil

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

Could you do Michael Healy-Rae's job? Now's your chance...

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

Senators exempt from Leinster House phone blocking... for now

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

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Premium rate calls to be blocked from Leinster House telephones

Committee on Procedure and Privileges said it was “clear that facilities were being abused”.

# healy-rae - Sunday 3 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Sunday

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

The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

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.

FF senator says he made calls in support of Healy-Rae

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.

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Healy-Rae will pay back money from Dáil calls Healy-Rae

Healy-Rae will pay back money from Dáil calls

He continues to deny any wrongdoing and said he would pay the money back as a gesture.

Healy-Rae told to pay up as Dáil to investigate

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

Tánaiste says further probe may be needed into Healy-Rae controversy

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.

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