Tuesday 24 January 2017

John Drennan: Burton fires Healy--Rae from State board nixer

Controversial Kerry TD stripped of his €5,895-a-year appointment

Published 03/07/2011 | 05:00

DISMISSED: Healy-Rae has
accused Burton of cronyism
DISMISSED: Healy-Rae has accused Burton of cronyism

JOAN Burton has fired Michael Healy-Rae from the governing body of the Citizens' Information Board.

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Last Friday, in the aftermath of the Celebrities Go Wild phone-line story, the Kerryman became the first TD to be removed from a State board under new legislation.



The Minister for Social Protection used her new powers to dismiss Mr Healy-Rae from his €5,895-a-year Citizens' Information Board nixer.

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