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Funeral of Jackie Healy-Rae to take place on Monday

The former Kerry South TD will lie in repose at Healy-Rae’s Bar in Kilgarvin today and tomorrow.

Independent TD Jackie Healy Rae.
Independent TD Jackie Healy Rae.

THE FUNERAL OF Jackie Healy Rae is due to take place this Monday in Kilgarvan.

The former Kerry South deputy passed away just after 1.30pm yesterday afternoon at Kerry General Hospital in Tralee. He was aged 83. It is believed he was suffering from a long-term illness.


Funeral arrangements for the late TD have been published on It states:

The death has occurred of Jackie Healy-Rae, former T.D. and M.C.C., after a long illness, bravely borne, under the excellent care of Kerry General Hospital and Killarney Community Hospital.Beloved partner of Kathleen Cahill, her daughter Antoinette and granddaughter Katie, brother of the late Dan, his late stepbrother Paddy and his late stepsisters Molly, Nora and Sheila.

Very deeply regretted by his sons Danny, John, Denis and Michael, daughters Joan and Rosemary and their mother Julie, brothers Denny and Mick, sisters Hannie and Cathy, stepbrother Timmy and stepsister Peggy in England, his many beloved grandchildren, sons-in-law and daughters-in-law and a wide circle of friends and supporters.

Healy Rae will lie in repose at Healy-Rae’s Bar, Main Street in Kilgarvan today, with Rosary at 9pm and tomorrow from 4pm-8pm. The removal will follow to St. Patrick’s Church in Kilgarvan.

The funeral Mass will take place on Monday at 12 noon, with burial afterwards in the local cemetery.

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