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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.

Kerry TD Michael Healy-Rae TD.
Kerry TD Michael Healy-Rae TD.
Image: Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie

INDEPENDENT TD MICHAEL Healy-Rae has been transferred to hospital after a fire at his shop in Kilgarvan.

Healy-Rae was taken to hospital by ambulance as a precaution due to the potential effects of smoke inhalation.

A spokesperson from Healy-Rae’s Dáil office said that the Kerry TD is fine and is being checked as is standard for anyone exposed to smoke from a fire. 

“The man is fine,” the spokesperson said, adding that the incident is being “blown out of all proportion by the media”. 

In 2016, Michael-Healy Rae was hospitalised due to injuries he sustained in a farming accident when he was attacked by the cow after she calved. 

- With reporting by Christina Finn 

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