Danny Healy-Rae TD has expressed his dismay that it could cost up €2 million to move Kerry slugs from the proposed site of the new Macroom bypass.

“I am very disappointed with the announcement that it will cost €2 million to remove the ‘Kerry’ slugs from the proposed route Macroom Bypass route,” the Independent TD said. “I cannot understand how it will cost this much. I would prefer to see this money spent to reduce the number of people waiting on trollies in UHK.”

Furthermore, I would like to know how it was decided that this slug, living in Cork, is from Kerry? Are these slugs wearing Kerry jerseys or is there proof that they travelled all the way from Kerry in the last 500 years? Do we know how long it took the slugs to trav