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Former independent TD Jackie Healy-Rae passes away




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Former Kerry South Independent TD Jackie Healy-Rae has passed away today at the age of 83.

He had been ill for some time, and died at 1:35pm this afternoon in Kerry General Hospital.

Mr. Healy-Rae first became involved in politics in 1960 as part of Fianna Fail, but broke away from the party in 1997. He retired at the 2011 general election when his son Michael won the seat in Kerry South that he had occupied since 1997.

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