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#Pat Rabbitte

# pat-rabbitte - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Chair of Tusla says 'journey of reform' lies ahead with further improvements needed 'on a daily basis'

The former Labour Party leader was addressing foster carers at a conference this morning.

# pat-rabbitte - Saturday 18 February, 2017

# pat-rabbitte - Sunday 17 July, 2016

FactCheck: Is Pat Rabbitte right about RTE's coverage of water charges?

The former Labour TD says RTE has focused almost entirely on protests, and almost never reported on the need to improve our water infrastructure.

# pat-rabbitte - Monday 29 February, 2016

They said - the general election count quotes of the weekend

Lots of politicians had lots to say today as you might imagine, and not all of it was nice.

# pat-rabbitte - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Revealed: Labour voted against extending Special Criminal Court's powers in 2009

Legislation to extend the powers of the non-jury court to deal with cases involving organised crime was opposed at final stages by Joan Burton and her party.

# pat-rabbitte - Thursday 28 January, 2016

# pat-rabbitte - Monday 21 December, 2015

This is what happened when Ivan Yates and two politicians walked into a bar

Former minister Ivan Yates went for a jar with Pat Rabbitte and Lucinda Creighton.

# pat-rabbitte - Thursday 10 December, 2015

'We can’t have a law that excludes things just because somebody’s offended' Cyberbullying This post contains videos

'We can’t have a law that excludes things just because somebody’s offended'

Communications Minister Alex White has spoken out against proposals from some within his own party to legislate against cyberbullying.

# pat-rabbitte - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Joan Burton to banking inquiry - "We would have let Anglo fail" Banking Inquiry This post contains videos

Joan Burton to banking inquiry - "We would have let Anglo fail"

Labour’s current leader and former leader were in front of the banking inquiry this afternoon.

# pat-rabbitte - Friday 10 July, 2015

Here are all the Labour TDs stepping down at the next election (so far)

Will there be any more?

# pat-rabbitte - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Poll: Would you listen to a Pat Rabbitte-hosted radio show? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you listen to a Pat Rabbitte-hosted radio show?

The Left Hook, anyone?

Fianna Fáil: Brian Cowen did the right thing, we could have ended up like Greece

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

It’s Tuesday and here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

# pat-rabbitte - Monday 6 July, 2015

Pat Rabbitte will NOT be contesting the next general election

The former Labour leader and minister could not be drawn on the issue recently.

# pat-rabbitte - Sunday 5 July, 2015

What really annoys Pat Rabbitte? The High Table Interview This post contains videos

What really annoys Pat Rabbitte?

Here’s what we learned when the former minister came into during the week.

# pat-rabbitte - Saturday 4 July, 2015

Pat Rabbitte is VERY angry about RTÉ's water charges coverage Mad As Hell This post contains videos

Pat Rabbitte is VERY angry about RTÉ's water charges coverage

The former minister has previously described the broadcaster as a “recruiting sergeant” for the far left and Sinn Féin.

# pat-rabbitte - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Pat Rabbitte’s face doesn’t always reflect his inner happiness

The former minister reflected on his departure from cabinet in a wide-ranging interview with today.

# pat-rabbitte - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Pat Rabbitte can't make his mind up

Will he stay or will he go? (He doesn’t know).

# pat-rabbitte - Monday 13 April, 2015

Consigned to the knacker's yard, Pat Rabbitte doesn't know if he'll run again

The former communications minister has given a typically outspoken interview to Newstalk today.

# pat-rabbitte - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Joan Burton thinks RTÉ got a bit too excited about the water protests (but RTÉ doesn't agree)

The Tánaiste has joined those in government criticising the broadcaster’s coverage of water charges.

# pat-rabbitte - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Pat Rabbitte launches scathing attack on RTÉ's coverage of water charges

The Labour TD is VERY unimpressed, but the broadcaster has refuted his claims.

# pat-rabbitte - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Pat Rabbitte: 'Maybe Leo thinks he could run the entire cabinet without anybody'*

* Although, we’re pretty sure he was joking.

# pat-rabbitte - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Rabbitte: The selective targeting of public figures needs to stop

TD Ruth Coppinger said people are more concerned about the arrests in relation to the Jobstown protests.

# pat-rabbitte - Sunday 1 February, 2015

'The temper of protest is changing' - Pat Rabbitte critical of 'thuggish' protesters

The former minister says such protesters are in the minority.

# pat-rabbitte - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Sorry Pat, the Ceann Comhairle says he's in it until the end

Suggestions that Pat Rabbitte could replace Seán Barrett have been shot down.

# pat-rabbitte - Thursday 8 January, 2015

'Shane Ross isn't THAT right-wing': Christy Burke's u-turn on new Independent Alliance

Dublin’s Lord Mayor is considering joining the new group and running in the next General Election.

# pat-rabbitte - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Shane Ross says his new alliance will 'absolutely uproot politics in this country'

Ross and fellow independent Michael Fitzmaurice will be joining forces.

# pat-rabbitte - Friday 31 October, 2014

More than 100,000 will turn up at water charge protests tomorrow, predicts TD

The claim came as Pat Rabbitte said the public mood is being “exploited”.

# pat-rabbitte - Sunday 12 October, 2014

"Populist almost without exception," - Pat Rabbitte isn't a fan of independent TDs

The former Communications Minister was pulling no punches this morning.

# pat-rabbitte - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Minister: There's a new optimism around Labour, people are prepared to listen to us again The High Table Interview This post contains videos

Minister: There's a new optimism around Labour, people are prepared to listen to us again

Super junior minister Ged Nash had plenty to say when he sat down with at our offices in Dublin this week…

# pat-rabbitte - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Back in time: It's ten years since Labour decided NOT to run Michael D for the Áras

Come with us on a journey through time and space … to September 2004.

# pat-rabbitte - Monday 18 August, 2014

Why has Labour's support doubled since May?

Analysis: Joan Burton’s party has gone from 7 per cent to 14 per cent in the latest opinion poll. But why?

# pat-rabbitte - Monday 4 August, 2014

Here's how many times Garth Brooks was mentioned in Leinster House last month...

Did you guess ‘between three and five times’?… Nope, higher. Much higher.

# pat-rabbitte - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Guess who's back?... Pat Rabbitte and Ruairí Quinn replace new ministers on committees

Former junior minister Joe Costello will also join his Labour ‘old guard’ colleagues on Oireachtas committees…

# pat-rabbitte - Friday 11 July, 2014

In numbers: the Cabinet reshuffle

What’s the average age of a Cabinet member? And how many are from Dublin?

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’ clock

Here are 9 things you need to know about the Cabinet reshuffle

Analysis: The Cabinet’s female membership is doubled but will Labour rue taking on Environment?

Taoiseach thanks former ministers for service 'during difficult times'

Announcing his new Cabinet today, Enda Kenny thanked outgoing ministers for their service to the Irish people.

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