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Irish TD Danny Healy-Rae causes controversy with climate change comments

Danny Healy-Rae in the Dáil yesterday. (Picture: YouTube)
Danny Healy-Rae in the Dáil yesterday. (Picture: YouTube)

KERRY TD Danny Healy Rae’s controversial comments on climate change have lit up social media in Ireland.

During a Dáil debate on the topic yesterday, Mr Healy Rae, who is the son of former TD Jackie and brother of current TD Michael, said that climate change was out of our control.

“God above is in charge of the weather and we here can’t do anything about it,” he said.

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He went on to say climate change had nothing to do with “combustible engines”.

See the video clip here – from 2.45 in

His comments did not go unnoticed


Even Ryanair got in on it


James Mulhall

James Mulhall is a reporter with The Irish Post. Follow him on Twitter @JamzMulhall

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