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PIC: Shane Ross Gives Dig To Danny Healy-Rae For Falling Asleep At The Hurling Final Yesterday

By Darragh Berry

August 20, 2018 at 4:14pm

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Independent TD, Shane Ross has given a sly dig to Kerry TD, Danny Healy-Rae after an images of Healy-Rae asleep in Croke Park during the All-Ireland Hurling Final emerged online.

Many Galway, Limerick and GAA fans alike were left without tickets for the biggest hurling game of the year as Thousands flocked to the Gaelic Grounds and Eyre Square to see the game while others made the trip to Croke Park in the hope of getting a last minute ticket.

Danny Healy Rae Hurling

Shane Ross retweeted the picture and asked his followers: "was this a waste of a ticket?"

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However, sources are claiming that Healy-Rae is not happy with Ross' dig and maintains that he closed his eyes for a few minutes during the half-time of the minor game.

According to RTÉ, Healy-Rae said he has been to every Hurling Final since 1993 and that Ross was trying to "make a man of himself."

"I did nothing wrong by closing my eyes for a few minutes. I've been working hard all summer helping people," Healy-Rae said.

Lovin.ie has reached out to Healy-Rae for a comment.

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