Healy Rae did not 'put a gun to Govt's head'

Healy Rae did not 'put a gun to Govt's head'

Jackie Healy Rae's son has said his father didn't "put a gun to the Government's head" in order to guarantee his vote for the Budget.

The Independent TD for Kerry South last night secured a written guarantee for the construction of a hospital in Kenmare.

Michael Healy Rae said it is not a new project and was agreed in the 2007 Programme for Government.

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