Tag Archives: Michael Healy-Rae


Earlier today.

The Dáil was suspended when Kerry Independent TD Michael Healy-Rae claimed Fine Gael Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe told a “lie” and that he wasn’t asked to join Government in 2016.

The row took place during a discussion about the tourism VAT rate.

Healy-Rae denies being asked to join Government: ‘I was not asked to dance’ (Marie O’Halloran, The Irish Times)

Michael Healy-Rea leaves Brendan Howlin.

In fairness.


Anything Good In The Maine Valley Post?

Last night.

Castleisland, Co Kerry.

Motorcyclist ‘Den’ Joe O’Connor (top) and passenger, Danny Healy Rae TD (Top) and Michael Healy Rae (below) with supporters, from left: Betty O’Connell Mary O’Reilly, Martina Long and Ann Foran during the Healy Rae Thanksgiving Tour of the Kerry constituency where the brothers won a seat a piece.

Thanksgiving Tour Stops for Champagne and Selfies (Maine Valley Post)

Photographs: John Reidy


A television clip showing a Dáil deputy writing notes while driving has been passed on to the gardaí, the Road Safety Authority has confirmed. A number of people contacted the RSA after seeing Michael Healy-Rae answering a call on his hands-free phone and writing on a notebook resting on the steering wheel.

Who grassed?

Elmo, Ya Rat!

Healy-Rae reported for writing notes while driving (Donal Hickey, Irish Examiner)

Previously: Looking After No.1