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#Healy-Rae

# healy-rae - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

Minister hits out at rural TDs for heckling during Climate Action Bill speech
# CLIMATE ACTION BILL
# CLIMATE ACTION BILL

Minister hits out at rural TDs for heckling during Climate Action Bill speech

Apr 21st 2021, 8:11 PM 44,900 Views 64 Comments

TDs from the Rural Independent Group have criticised the bill, accusing the government of ignoring the people of rural Ireland.

# healy-rae - Monday 9 December, 2019

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 55,241 Views 57 Comments

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'
# Two Pint Limit
# Two Pint Limit

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

Nov 14th 2019, 4:09 PM 60,347 Views 145 Comments

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
# Dynasty
# Dynasty

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

May 26th 2019, 2:10 PM 44,883 Views 65 Comments

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
# A Family Affair
# A Family Affair

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

May 23rd 2019, 6:10 AM 13,931 Views 8 Comments

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
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

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

Nov 2nd 2018, 6:01 AM 55,417 Views 109 Comments

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
# Rowdy Scenes
# Rowdy Scenes

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

May 9th 2018, 10:50 PM 28,753 Views 78 Comments

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'
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

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

May 3rd 2018, 9:34 AM 41,671 Views 154 Comments

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

# healy-rae - Friday 9 March, 2018

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

A brief history of Danny Healy-Rae quotes

Mar 9th 2018, 4:51 PM 12,344 Views 3 Comments

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
# Ed O'Neill
# Ed O'Neill

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

Feb 23rd 2017, 9:06 PM 45,141 Views 30 Comments

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

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

The dad from Modern Family actually pulled off the best Healy-Rae impression

Feb 23rd 2017, 4:18 PM 14,741 Views 0 Comments

So unexpected.

# healy-rae - Saturday 26 March, 2016

"The government thought the world stopped at the Red Cow" - Michael Healy Rae
# Keys To The Kingdom
# Keys To The Kingdom

"The government thought the world stopped at the Red Cow" - Michael Healy Rae

Mar 26th 2016, 7:54 PM 35,749 Views 124 Comments

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
# Keys To The Kingdom
# Keys To The Kingdom

"She'll get on famous": Another Healy-Rae is entering politics

Mar 8th 2016, 11:42 AM 36,500 Views 63 Comments

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
# The Brothers Healy-Rae
# The Brothers Healy-Rae

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

Mar 5th 2016, 1:29 PM 34,612 Views 117 Comments

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
# Raevolution
# Raevolution

Champagne, selfies and a 40-car cavalcade in Healy-Rae victory tour

Feb 29th 2016, 8:39 AM 35,738 Views 69 Comments

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
# Dynasty
# Dynasty

Two Healy-Rae brothers elected to the Dáil

Feb 28th 2016, 11:42 AM 43,361 Views 148 Comments

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

# healy-rae - Saturday 6 December, 2014

'You voted for me because you get good value for your vote' - Jackie Healy Rae's 2007 election night speech
# Kenmare
# Kenmare

'You voted for me because you get good value for your vote' - Jackie Healy Rae's 2007 election night speech

Dec 6th 2014, 5:28 PM 8,053 Views 18 Comments

It’s on the back of a lorry. Of course.

# 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"
# The Dealmaker
# The Dealmaker

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

Dec 5th 2014, 10:46 PM 15,853 Views 29 Comments

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
# Slan Abhaile
# Slan Abhaile

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

Dec 5th 2014, 8:15 PM 27,673 Views 69 Comments

The former Kerry TD died today aged 83.

Former TD Jackie Healy-Rae has died
# RIP
# RIP

Former TD Jackie Healy-Rae has died

Dec 5th 2014, 4:35 PM 67,971 Views 114 Comments

The former Kerry South deputy passed away just after 1.30pm this afternoon at Kerry General Hospital.

# healy-rae - Monday 28 April, 2014

This is the catchiest song about a Healy-Rae's election campaign you'll hear today
# Make It Stop
# Make It Stop

This is the catchiest song about a Healy-Rae's election campaign you'll hear today

Apr 28th 2014, 1:42 PM 14,071 Views 25 Comments

No really. It is.

# healy-rae - Monday 23 December, 2013

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

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

Dec 23rd 2013, 4:10 PM 12,758 Views 59 Comments

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”
# The Healy Raes
# The Healy Raes

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

Aug 16th 2013, 10:52 PM 31,328 Views 106 Comments

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

# healy-rae - Thursday 15 August, 2013

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

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

Aug 15th 2013, 5:00 PM 1,617 Views 1 Comment

Caps, beashts and bangin’ tunes.

# healy-rae - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

German TV station airs Healy Rae drink-drive segment
# Limits
# Limits

German TV station airs Healy Rae drink-drive segment

Jul 2nd 2013, 12:34 PM 13,215 Views 93 Comments

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
# Guns
# Guns

Healy-Rae wants debate on expanding gun ownership in Ireland

Apr 26th 2013, 11:53 AM 17,486 Views 239 Comments

“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
# Rural Ireland
# Rural Ireland

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

Jan 22nd 2013, 6:00 PM 13,435 Views 101 Comments

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

# healy-rae - Saturday 25 August, 2012

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

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

Aug 25th 2012, 8:05 AM 16,358 Views 124 Comments

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

# healy-rae - Friday 9 December, 2011

Michael Healy-Rae hospitalised after taking ill in the Dáil
# Healy-Rae
# Healy-Rae

Michael Healy-Rae hospitalised after taking ill in the Dáil

Dec 9th 2011, 3:55 PM 5,310 Views 30 Comments

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...
# Healy-Rae
# Healy-Rae

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

Jul 24th 2011, 1:25 PM 622 Views 9 Comments

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
# House Calls
# House Calls

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

Jul 8th 2011, 1:57 PM 343 Views 1 Comment

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

Premium rate calls to be blocked from Leinster House telephones
# No House Calls
# No House Calls

Premium rate calls to be blocked from Leinster House telephones

Jul 7th 2011, 3:21 PM 1,184 Views 30 Comments

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
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Jul 3rd 2011, 8:02 PM 2,646 Views 1 Comment

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
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Jun 29th 2011, 8:11 PM 1,881 Views 2 Comments

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
# Healy-Rae
# Healy-Rae

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

Jun 29th 2011, 7:29 PM 1,916 Views 44 Comments

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.

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

Healy-Rae will pay back money from Dáil calls

Jun 29th 2011, 1:50 PM 2,874 Views 72 Comments

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
# Healy-Rae
# Healy-Rae

Healy-Rae told to pay up as Dáil to investigate

Jun 29th 2011, 8:16 AM 941 Views 24 Comments

The controversy over calls from Leinster House to support the now independent TD’s celebrity television show win four years ago rumbles on.

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