Politics is in the blood of the Healy-Raes.
That’s according to Maura Healy-Rae who is to be co-opted onto Kerry County Council next week, taking the seat vacated by her father Danny, following his recent election to the Dáil.
Ms Healy-Rae has said she always thought she’d go into politics – but perhaps not so soon.
The 25-year old said her father Danny felt compelled to run in the recent General Election:
According to Ms Healy-Rae, politics is the topic of discussion, all day long, in the Healy-Rae household.