Dublin man accused of threatening to shoot Michael Healy-Rae ordered to make contribution to road safety group

A Dublin man has been ordered to make a contribution to a road safety group after he came before the court accused of threatening to shoot Kerry TD Michael Healy-Rae in the head.

The incident, involving 35-year-old Cianán Doyle of Beechfield Road in Perrystown, Dublin 12, happened on December 4th 2018 at the junction of Dolphin’s Barn and the South Circular Road in Dublin.

Mr Doyle was the passenger of a car stopped in traffic beside Deputy Healy-Rae’s; the Kerry TD claims he was subjected to a tirade of abuse.

He says he went before the court today as a State witness and said what happened; the judge made his ruling, and he’s happy with that.

The charge was struck out leaving Mr Doyle without a conviction and he was ordered to a make contribution of €1,500 to the PARC road safety group.