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# Michael Healy-Rae

This year
Far-right posts featuring mock gallows outside Dáil remain online despite Garda investigations
A report by
Stephen McDermott
It follows an analysis of posts across multiple platforms.
The Journal found content targeting TDs after analysing social media pages across multiple platforms.
Imitation gallows prop is being investigated under laws relating to the incitement of hatred.
Coalition leaders reach 'broad agreement' on counter to Sinn Féin motion to extend eviction ban
Sinn Féin’s motion on Wednesday will call for the eviction ban to be extended until January 2024.
Last year
Michael Healy-Rae denies he made homophobic comment to Tánaiste during Dáil spat yesterday
Varadkar took issue with the term “airy-fairy” and called on Healy-Rae to “reflect on it”.
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
Warm tributes paid to young boy killed in Kerry car crash
An appeal for information has been issued in relation to the crash on the Ross Road, which had been subject to heavy rain fall.
Healy-Rae 'ashamed' he's selling imported German peat briquettes in his Kerry shop
The Rural Independent group said today that the government’s climate bill will ‘kill off the Irish farmer’.
'Ripping commercial heart from Provincial Ireland': Political opprobrium descends on BOI closures
Unions have also asked the bank to halt the decision.
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.
Michael Healy-Rae apologises for supporting John Delaney during 2019 Oireachtas appearance
The Kerry TD said in April 2019 that he was “quite confident” that Delaney could only be accused of being “passionately committed to his job”.
Michael-Healy Rae tells court he was 'rattled' by 'bullet in the head' threat in Dublin traffic jam
Cianan Doyle, 35, was today found guilty of a public order offence in connection with the incident.
Tánaiste says there is no guarantee that pubs will reopen on 10 August
“There’s a big difference between Portmagee and Dame Lane,” said TD Michael Healy Rae.
Poll-toppers: the 10 candidates who secured the most first-preference votes in this year's election
Nine of the top ten TDs were Sinn Féin representatives, showing the extent of their surge across the country.
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.
Two Healy-Rae brothers given suspended sentences for Kenmare chip van assault
Jackie Healy-Rae, 24, who is a county councillor, and Kevin Healy-Rae, 22, are the sons of Kerry TD Michael Healy-Rae.
Minister Shane Ross asked for "advance all-clear" on expenses paid to him in €37,000 annual allowance
Minister Sean Canney was also asked to provide more information on €3,258 in “policy formulation” expenses that were spent in a string of restaurants around the country.
Healy Rae tells ministers to get out of their 'ivory towers' and talk to Irish farming families about EU trade deal
The biggest ever trade agreement between the EU and South American countries was announced last week.
Tributes to the late Jackie Healy-Rae to be heard in the Dáil
The South Kerry TD passed away on the 5 December 2014.
TV Wrap: More Kerry jerseys at the Masters while Tiger doesn't cry and Healy-Rae moans
Woods was subjected to a bizarre Butler Cabin interview after his remarkable triumph, while the FAI story became about one man.
FactCheck: Did Michael Healy-Rae ask a question at yesterday's Oireachtas Sports Committee?
The Kerry TD has been criticised for his contribution to the committee yesterday.
'Craven leprechaun performance': Yates and Healy-Rae clash over sports committee appearance
The pair had a heated exchange on last night’s Tonight Show on Virgin Media One.
'Losing the war of the rhododendrons': Healy-Rae says invasive weed in Killarney is getting worse
Last year Healy-Rae said the army should be sent to Killarney National Park. 12 months on, he says the situation is getting worse.
Poll: Should the government supply every household with a breathalyser?
Michael Healy-Rae has said the exact device that is used by the gardaí should be made widely available to everyone.
'Nowhere near enough': Healy-Rae reiterates army call as €100k funding to fight rhododendrons announced
Intensive labour is required to get rid of the invasive weed, and Michael Healy-Rae said more is needed to eradicate the problem.
Michael Healy-Rae wants to start a political version of Love Island in the Dáil
He wants Gerry Adams to couple up with Ruth Coppinger.
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.
Filibustering: Here's why a decision to deploy a little-used Dáil rule caused ructions this week
TDs such as Mattie McGrath, Danny and Michael Healy Rae were accused of filibustering this week.
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.
How well do you know your Dáil rows?
TDs aren’t above screaming blue murder at each other from time to time.
Michael Healy Rae on suicide in his constituency: 'It didn't register. I didn't get it.'
Michael Healy Rae shared an emotional story about the tragic death of a man in his constituency with comedian Tommy Tiernan.
Killarney National Park 'significantly and rapidly deteriorating' due to rhododendron
The invasive plant is at the centre of a row between a voluntary body and a government department.
Michael Healy-Rae's bafflement at Lucy's makeup routine on Living With Lucy was comedy gold
“Is it not layer then on top of layer? Does it not get all shitey?”
Thieves in Kerry 'robbed All-Ireland medals, tied up an elderly man and stole from a creche'
Speaking in the Dáil today, Michael Healy-Rae said that thieves had stolen from a number of homes on the weekend of 25 February.
'Janey mac, that was a tight one': Ambulance called for Michael Healy-Rae after choking fit
The Kerry TD’s hands and lips turned purple during the incident.
The Late Late Show tested Michael Healy-Rae's DNA and found he's '100% Irish'
More Cork than Kerry though it seems.
Not just the rhododendrons: What's being done about invasive plant species in Ireland?
Michael Healy-Rae said the army would be needed to fix the rhododendron problem earlier this week.
Michael Healy-Rae says Trump's view on deregulation 'shows intelligence of the man'
He added that he’d have problems with Trump’s views on other issues.
'The rhododendrons are taking over': Healy-Rae says army should be sent to Killarney National Park
The government replied that it had committed well over half a million euro to help fight the problem.
Michael Healy-Rae hits out at being called 'Trumpian' by Oliver Callan
“Well if holding your father in high regard is a crime, sure go ahead and shoot me now Mr Callan…”
Michael Healy-Rae on ticket touts: 'Do it the Al Capone way, they got him on taxes'
TDs urged action to prevent exorbitant ticket touting in a Dáil debate yesterday.
'It will destroy tourism here': Islanders worried as ferry set to be decomissioned
Michael Healy-Rae has called the ferry a “lifeline” to the people of south Kerry.