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Michael Healy-Rae arrives into Dingle  Town in South Kerry is all set for the 2016 election dash .. Michael Healy-Rae (born 11 January 1967) is an independent politician in Ireland. He was elected at the 2011 general election to the 31st Dáil Éireann as a Teachta Dála (TD) for Kerry South. Prior to entering national politics, he was involved in local politics in County Kerry Photo By : Domnick Walsh ©  Eye Focus LTD ©  Tralee Co Kerry Ireland  Phone  Mobile 087 / 2672033 L/Line 066 71 22 981  E/mail - info@dwalshphoto.ie        www.dwalshphoto.com
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A picture taken by Tralee photographer Domnick Walsh in Dingle captures Richard Williams chauffeuring a statue of the Virgin Mary in his van with Deputy Michael Healy-Rae leaning in the vehicle’s window.

Mr Williams was bringing the statue to St Mary’s Church in the town where an altar was being prepared in her honour.
He explains how the incident unfolded: