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Danny Healy-Rae Turns Down Invite To IRVA Event In Westmeath

The Irish Road Victims Association is holding an event in Mullingar on Sunday.

The Irish Road Victims Association is inviting Danny Healy-Rae to attend their World Day of Remembrance event in Mullingar this Sunday. 

It follows comments by the Independent TD in which he suggests people in rural Ireland could be issued with a drink-driving permit. 

He says those living in rural areas are suffering from isolation by not being able to go to the pub.  

Founder of the IRVA Donna Price is rubbishing the idea:

Danny Healy Rae is turning down an invitation to by the Irish Road Victims Association to attend an event to rember road traffic victims in Mullingar on Sunday.  

He says he's not available due to prior commitments. 

Laois' Gillian Treacy, who lost her three year old son Ciaran in a collision with a drunk driver, says the World Day of Rememberance is important for families who have lost loved ones: 

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