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The Week Trending - Healy-Rae Brothers Receive Suspended Sentences For Assault

Two sons of Independent TD Michael Healy-Rae have been given suspended sentences for assaulting a ma...
Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:17 PM - 6 Dec 2019



The Last Word With Matt Cooper

The Week Trending - Healy-Rae Brothers Receive Suspended Sentences For Assault

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:17 PM - 6 Dec 2019

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Two sons of Independent TD Michael Healy-Rae have been given suspended sentences for assaulting a man in Kerry in 2017.

Councillor Jackie Healy-Rae and his brother Kevin were convicted, along with another man, of assaulting a visitor from the UK while queueing at a chip van in Kenmare.

They were given suspended sentences of eight and seven months respectively.

Sinead O'Carroll and Donal O'Donoghue joined us for The Week Trending to discuss this and some of the other stories in the news this week.

Listen to the interview in full by pressing the play button on this page.


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