Election 2016: The brotherlode: Healy-Raes do the double

Kerry

28th February, 2016
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Danny and Michael Healy-Rae at the Kerry Count Centre in the Killarney Sports and Leisure Centre Don MacMonagle

Danny Healy-Rae, a councillor in Killarney, was having his first run in a general election, while sitting TD Michael Healy-Rae replaced their father, the late Jackie Healy-Rae, in the Dáil in 2007.

Danny Healy-Rae said that their performance was “no accident”. He said: “We know the people and the people know us.”

Their performance in all corners of the county was down to “hard work”, according to Michael Healy-Rae, who...

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