Danny Healy-Rae

Company owned by TD and farmer Danny Healy-Rae shows €400k profit

Company owned by TD and farmer Danny Healy-Rae shows €400k profit

By Gordon Deegan The plant-hire and civil engineering company owned by outspoken independent Kerry TD and farmer, Danny Healy-Rae, enjoyed post-tax profits of €444,714...

May 19, 2021

Healy Rae calls for online theory tests for all vehicles

Healy Rae calls for online theory tests for all vehicles

The Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has been called on by independent TD Danny Healy Rae to tackle the “long delays” that...

May 6, 2021

Publicans have been ‘belittled’ by ‘the most anti-rural government’ – Healy-Rae

Publicans have been ‘belittled’ by ‘the most anti-rural government’ – Healy-Rae

Independent TD Danny Healy-Rae has said that publicans have been “belittled” by “the most anti-rural government”. Speaking in the Dáil...

December 3, 2020

Healy-Rae: Mart restrictions ‘will mean a difference of €100 to €200 less for farmers’

Healy-Rae: Mart restrictions ‘will mean a difference of €100 to €200 less for farmers’

Independent TD Danny Healy-Rae has said the restrictions on marts under Level 5 are “most unfair”. As it stands, sales...

October 23, 2020

Healy-Rae calls for young farmer stamp duty relief age to be raised

Healy-Rae calls for young farmer stamp duty relief age to be raised

Independent TD Danny Healy-Rae has asked for the age limit to be increased from 35 to 40 to qualify for...

October 7, 2020

‘Factories will benefit once again’ from government TB decisions – Healy-Rae

‘Factories will benefit once again’ from government TB decisions – Healy-Rae

Independent TD Danny Healy-Rae has said that “factories will benefit once again” as he outlined his “worries” over the controversial TB...

September 16, 2020

Healy-Rae: Council should ‘go back to the farmers and do things properly’ with greenway

Healy-Rae: Council should ‘go back to the farmers and do things properly’ with greenway

The South Kerry Greenway saga has been provided with another date of what is hoped to be the conclusion –...

September 15, 2020

‘It should be easy to sort these people out’ – Healy-Rae on ‘serial forestry objectors’

‘It should be easy to sort these people out’ – Healy-Rae on ‘serial forestry objectors’

Independent TD Danny Healy-Rae has said that the government “should get a handle on serial objectors that cause the backlog”...

August 31, 2020

‘I don’t know what they’re at’ – Healy-Rae on latest Covid-19 restrictions

‘I don’t know what they’re at’ – Healy-Rae on latest Covid-19 restrictions

When asked about recent current affairs in Ireland, particularly the response of the governmental figures to such events, independent TD...

August 28, 2020

‘Calleary’s punishment doesn’t fit the crime’ – Healy-Rae

‘Calleary’s punishment doesn’t fit the crime’ – Healy-Rae

Reacting to the resignation of Dara Calleary from his ministerial role after just 37 days in office, independent TD Danny...

August 21, 2020

‘Dáil Éireann is being run by certain media outlets’: Healy-Rae on sacking of minister

‘Dáil Éireann is being run by certain media outlets’: Healy-Rae on sacking of minister

“Who amongst us can say we’ve done nothing wrong? Who amongst us is able to say that he had done...

July 15, 2020

Healy-Rae: ‘Farmers need an income – not gossip’

Healy-Rae: ‘Farmers need an income – not gossip’

Independent TD Danny Healy-Rae said he feels that we are in a “critical time in Ireland where farmers need an...

July 6, 2020

Healy-Rae: ‘Micheál Martin sold his soul to the Green Party’

Healy-Rae: ‘Micheál Martin sold his soul to the Green Party’

Independent TD for Kerry Danny Healy-Rae has expressed his “extreme concerns” for the future of rural Ireland, following the formation of...

June 30, 2020

Healy-Rae urges factories to ‘stand together’ with beef farmers

Healy-Rae urges factories to ‘stand together’ with beef farmers

Independent TD for Kerry Danny Healy-Rae has appealed to meat processors to “stick with Irish farmers”, adding that “now is...

April 8, 2020

Calls for farmers to be ‘treated sympathetically’ in Covid-19 payment applications

Calls for farmers to be ‘treated sympathetically’ in Covid-19 payment applications

The Government has been urged to “look on farmers sympathetically” when they apply for Covid-19-related social welfare payments. Independent Kerry...

April 6, 2020

Healy-Rae: Cuts to CAP payments ‘would sound the death knell for rural Ireland’

Healy-Rae: Cuts to CAP payments ‘would sound the death knell for rural Ireland’

Farmers, especially suckler and beef farmers, are at a crossroads over whether to stay producing food, according to independent TD...

March 9, 2020

Healy-Rae apologises for ‘to hell with the planet’ comments

Healy-Rae apologises for ‘to hell with the planet’ comments

Rural independent general election candidate Danny Healy-Rae has apologised for remarks he made yesterday, Sunday, February 9, during an election...

February 10, 2020

Company owned by rural TD Healy-Rae records profits of €444,227

Company owned by rural TD Healy-Rae records profits of €444,227

By Gordon Deegan The plant-hire company owned by outspoken independent Kerry TD and farmer Danny Healy-Rae last year recorded an...

December 13, 2019