Thousands bid farewell to the former Kerry South TD Jackie Healy Rae

Thousands bid farewell to the former Kerry South TD Jackie Healy Rae as he makes his final journey on the roads of South Kerry. The village of Kilgarvan has come to a standstill for his requiem mass in St Patrick’s Church. Funeral cortege for Jackie Healy-Rae. Fomer Fianna Fail Junior Minister John O’Leary says Jackie Healy-Rae was a great political organiser. With thanks to Don MacMonagle He has many great memories of working the campaign trail with the Kilgarvan man, including this one from 1966: [audio_player src=”http://media.radiokerry.ie/mediamanager/embed/audio/32266/medium/”] Journalist with the Irish Examiner Donal Hickey wrote a biography on Jackie Healy-Rae. He says his like will not be seen again: [audio_player src=”http://media.radiokerry.ie/mediamanager/embed/audio/32265/medium/”]

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