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Danny healy Rae GE16Cllr Danny Healy-Rae is to contest this year’s General Election in Kerry.

Just minutes ahead of the deadline at noon, the Independent county councillor representing the Killarney Municipal District submitted his papers to contest the February 26th election.

He becomes the sixteenth candidate to run in the constituency and will be the running mate of his brother sitting TD Michael Healy-Rae.

Speaking after signing Cllr Healy Rae said he is running with not against his brother.

He says Deputy Tom Fleming’s withdrawal from the election  was a consideration.