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Michael Healy-Rae wins Dáil seating row

Bizarre row had prevented TDs from voting electronically

7th August, 2016
Kerry TD Michael Healy-Rae Pic:

Kerry TD Michael Healy-Rae has won his battle to remain in the same Dáil seat he has occupied for five years, ending a bizarre row that prevented TDs from voting electronically for over two months.

Several independent TDs, including Healy-Rae, Mick Wallace and Clare Daly, had refused to vacate their seats to the right of the Ceann Comhairle in the horseshoe-shaped chamber.

They argued they should keep the same seats they occupied in...

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