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MIchael Healy RaeKerry TD Michael Healy Rae remains in hospital this afternoon, following a farming accident at his home in Kilgarvan yesterday.

The Independent deputy was kicked and injured by a cow which had recently calved, and was taken to Cork University Hospital, where he’s currently undergoing further tests.

It’s understood the TD’s son Kevin, and a neighbour John Joe Reilly, came to his rescue and raised the alarm after the animal attacked around 7pm.

Deputy Healy-Rae’s son Jackie, thanked neighbours, Gardai and staff at CUH for their help.

He told Radio Kerry that while his father is being kept in hospital for observation, he’s in good spirits: