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#Michael Healy-Rae

# michael-healy-rae - This year 2022

Michael Healy-Rae denies he made homophobic comment to Tánaiste during Dáil spat yesterday
# Dail Spat
# Dail Spat

Michael Healy-Rae denies he made homophobic comment to Tánaiste during Dáil spat yesterday

Mar 23rd 2022, 4:22 PM 60,801 Views 0 Comments

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
# Season's Greetings
# Season's Greetings

Five TDs spent almost €4,000 between them printing Christmas material using Oireachtas facility

Jan 11th 2022, 12:05 AM 58,074 Views 78 Comments
  • 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.

# michael-healy-rae - Last year 2021

Warm tributes paid to young boy killed in Kerry car crash
# Kerry
# Kerry

Warm tributes paid to young boy killed in Kerry car crash

Jul 7th 2021, 10:09 PM 73,853 Views 0 Comments

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
# CLIMATE ACTION BILL
# CLIMATE ACTION BILL

Healy-Rae 'ashamed' he's selling imported German peat briquettes in his Kerry shop

Apr 20th 2021, 8:41 PM 52,174 Views 77 Comments

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
# Shuttered
# Shuttered

'Ripping commercial heart from Provincial Ireland': Political opprobrium descends on BOI closures

Mar 1st 2021, 12:26 PM 23,269 Views 47 Comments

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
# Slam Duncan
# Slam Duncan

Footage of Healy-Rae brothers being called 'caricatures' in Dáil viewed over 350,000 times

Feb 11th 2021, 10:34 AM 92,862 Views 107 Comments

Footage of the Dáil debate went viral on social media yesterday.

# michael-healy-rae - All time

Michael Healy-Rae apologises for supporting John Delaney during 2019 Oireachtas appearance
# FAI
# FAI

Michael Healy-Rae apologises for supporting John Delaney during 2019 Oireachtas appearance

Nov 10th 2020, 4:04 PM 48,632 Views 0 Comments

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
# Public Order
# Public Order

Michael-Healy Rae tells court he was 'rattled' by 'bullet in the head' threat in Dublin traffic jam

Jul 29th 2020, 6:23 PM 43,475 Views 47 Comments

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
# Time Please
# Time Please

Tánaiste says there is no guarantee that pubs will reopen on 10 August

Jul 16th 2020, 1:25 PM 50,606 Views 120 Comments

“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
# Top Of The Class
# Top Of The Class

Poll-toppers: the 10 candidates who secured the most first-preference votes in this year's election

Feb 10th 2020, 4:06 PM 36,344 Views 13 Comments

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
# Kilgarvan
# Kilgarvan

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

Dec 9th 2019, 11:06 AM 55,312 Views 57 Comments

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
# Kerry
# Kerry

Two Healy-Rae brothers given suspended sentences for Kenmare chip van assault

Dec 6th 2019, 2:05 PM 31,193 Views 24 Comments

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
# Noteworthy
# Noteworthy

Minister Shane Ross asked for "advance all-clear" on expenses paid to him in €37,000 annual allowance

Oct 15th 2019, 8:30 PM 47,585 Views 55 Comments

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
# Mercosur Deal
# Mercosur Deal

Healy Rae tells ministers to get out of their 'ivory towers' and talk to Irish farming families about EU trade deal

Jul 2nd 2019, 4:51 PM 17,970 Views 65 Comments

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
# Kerry
# Kerry

Tributes to the late Jackie Healy-Rae to be heard in the Dáil

Jun 26th 2019, 6:15 AM 43,547 Views 47 Comments

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
# On The Box
From The42
# On The Box

TV Wrap: More Kerry jerseys at the Masters while Tiger doesn't cry and Healy-Rae moans

Apr 15th 2019, 12:50 PM 52,956 Views 32 Comments

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?
# Fact Check
# Fact Check

FactCheck: Did Michael Healy-Rae ask a question at yesterday's Oireachtas Sports Committee?

Apr 11th 2019, 5:44 PM 65,001 Views 62 Comments

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
# Tonight Show
# Tonight Show

'Craven leprechaun performance': Yates and Healy-Rae clash over sports committee appearance

Apr 11th 2019, 1:16 PM 76,736 Views 117 Comments

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
# Send In The Army
# Send In The Army

'Losing the war of the rhododendrons': Healy-Rae says invasive weed in Killarney is getting worse

Mar 4th 2019, 6:10 AM 36,704 Views 49 Comments

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?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the government supply every household with a breathalyser?

Jan 8th 2019, 9:32 AM 49,581 Views 153 Comments

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
# Killarney National Park
# Killarney National Park

'Nowhere near enough': Healy-Rae reiterates army call as €100k funding to fight rhododendrons announced

Nov 16th 2018, 6:30 AM 35,534 Views 48 Comments

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
# Love Ireland
From The Daily Edge
# Love Ireland

Michael Healy-Rae wants to start a political version of Love Island in the Dáil

Jul 27th 2018, 5:01 PM 2,366 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Off The Road
# Off The Road

Drink-driving laws passed by the Dáil as Danny Healy-Rae shouts, 'This is a sad day for rural Ireland'

Jul 6th 2018, 12:43 PM 98,805 Views 208 Comments

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
# Please Stop
# Please Stop

Filibustering: Here's why a decision to deploy a little-used Dáil rule caused ructions this week

May 12th 2018, 8:15 AM 24,543 Views 34 Comments

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'
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Danny Healy-Rae seeks legal advice after Shane Ross calls him a 'terrorist'

May 3rd 2018, 9:34 AM 41,703 Views 154 Comments

The Transport Minister made the comments while calling on rural TDs to back drink-driving legislation.

How well do you know your Dáil rows?
# Wigs On The Green
# Wigs On The Green

How well do you know your Dáil rows?

Feb 10th 2018, 8:30 PM 18,407 Views 17 Comments

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.'
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Michael Healy Rae on suicide in his constituency: 'It didn't register. I didn't get it.'

Jan 11th 2018, 12:47 PM 58,261 Views 51 Comments

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
# Invasive Species
# Invasive Species

Killarney National Park 'significantly and rapidly deteriorating' due to rhododendron

Jan 7th 2018, 7:00 AM 26,381 Views 16 Comments

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
# Scutter
From The Daily Edge
# Scutter

Michael Healy-Rae's bafflement at Lucy's makeup routine on Living With Lucy was comedy gold

Oct 11th 2017, 9:14 AM 8,553 Views 1 Comment

“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'
# Crime Spree
# Crime Spree

Thieves in Kerry 'robbed All-Ireland medals, tied up an elderly man and stole from a creche'

May 3rd 2017, 7:04 PM 24,244 Views 22 Comments

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
# Close Shave
# Close Shave

'Janey mac, that was a tight one': Ambulance called for Michael Healy-Rae after choking fit

Mar 28th 2017, 3:52 PM 75,550 Views 63 Comments

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'
# Guaranteed Irish
# Guaranteed Irish

The Late Late Show tested Michael Healy-Rae's DNA and found he's '100% Irish'

Mar 18th 2017, 4:09 PM 56,239 Views 79 Comments

More Cork than Kerry though it seems.

Not just the rhododendrons: What's being done about invasive plant species in Ireland?
# Put Down Roots
# Put Down Roots

Not just the rhododendrons: What's being done about invasive plant species in Ireland?

Feb 26th 2017, 11:30 AM 20,838 Views 25 Comments

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'
# Michael Healy-Rae
# Michael Healy-Rae

Michael Healy-Rae says Trump's view on deregulation 'shows intelligence of the man'

Feb 25th 2017, 1:08 PM 24,917 Views 64 Comments

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
# Day Of The Triffids
# Day Of The Triffids

'The rhododendrons are taking over': Healy-Rae says army should be sent to Killarney National Park

Feb 21st 2017, 9:27 PM 39,646 Views 109 Comments

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
# Healy-Row
# Healy-Row

Michael Healy-Rae hits out at being called 'Trumpian' by Oliver Callan

Feb 13th 2017, 12:26 PM 23,173 Views 75 Comments

“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'
# Daylight Robbery
# Daylight Robbery

Michael Healy-Rae on ticket touts: 'Do it the Al Capone way, they got him on taxes'

Jan 25th 2017, 7:44 AM 12,778 Views 47 Comments

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
# Valentia Island
# Valentia Island

'It will destroy tourism here': Islanders worried as ferry set to be decomissioned

Dec 9th 2016, 3:09 PM 15,045 Views 34 Comments

Michael Healy-Rae has called the ferry a “lifeline” to the people of south Kerry.

Should we invest to make our post offices more important? Some rural TDs think so
# Red Letter Day
# Red Letter Day

Should we invest to make our post offices more important? Some rural TDs think so

Nov 14th 2016, 10:39 PM 12,899 Views 51 Comments

A Dáil bill will be debated on Wednesday

"Sincere congratulations" - How on earth will the Irish Government deal with President Trump?
# Biggest Best Relationship
# Biggest Best Relationship

"Sincere congratulations" - How on earth will the Irish Government deal with President Trump?

Nov 9th 2016, 10:12 AM 22,790 Views 70 Comments

Enda Kenny has condemned Trump’s campaign rhetoric in the past.

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