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# pat-rabbitte - All time

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

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

Nov 2nd 2019, 9:15 AM 15,260 Views 27 Comments

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

Occupational hazard ahead: Fifteen photos of Irish politicians next to unfortunate signs
# Give Me A Sign
# Give Me A Sign

Occupational hazard ahead: Fifteen photos of Irish politicians next to unfortunate signs

Feb 18th 2017, 11:00 AM 37,421 Views 24 Comments

Those pesky exit signs.

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

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

Jul 17th 2016, 7:00 AM 29,095 Views 105 Comments

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

They said - the general election count quotes of the weekend
# Soundbites
# Soundbites

They said - the general election count quotes of the weekend

Feb 29th 2016, 6:10 AM 15,597 Views 14 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 10th 2016, 5:18 PM 17,632 Views 93 Comments

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.

One of Irish politics' most vociferous voices just bowed out in typical style
# Rabbitte Out
# Rabbitte Out

One of Irish politics' most vociferous voices just bowed out in typical style

Jan 28th 2016, 4:15 PM 35,030 Views 108 Comments

And it was a good one.

This is what happened when Ivan Yates and two politicians walked into a bar
# Not A Joke
# Not A Joke

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

Dec 21st 2015, 5:19 PM 40,999 Views 53 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 10th 2015, 9:00 PM 14,978 Views 45 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 23rd 2015, 3:09 PM 28,276 Views 117 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 10th 2015, 8:06 PM 17,874 Views 80 Comments

Will there be any more?

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

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

Jul 7th 2015, 8:30 PM 19,005 Views 115 Comments

The Left Hook, anyone?

Pat Rabbitte is NOT going to write a steamy novel like Alan Shatter
# No Laura 2.0
# No Laura 2.0

Pat Rabbitte is NOT going to write a steamy novel like Alan Shatter

Jul 7th 2015, 2:12 PM 13,696 Views 115 Comments

Sad news.

Fianna Fáil: Brian Cowen did the right thing, we could have ended up like Greece
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

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

Jul 7th 2015, 1:35 PM 26,403 Views 133 Comments

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

Pat Rabbitte will NOT be contesting the next general election
# Not Running
# Not Running

Pat Rabbitte will NOT be contesting the next general election

Jul 6th 2015, 11:59 PM 14,313 Views 129 Comments

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

What really annoys Pat Rabbitte?
# The High Table Interview
# The High Table Interview

What really annoys Pat Rabbitte?

Jul 5th 2015, 10:15 AM 11,973 Views 63 Comments

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

Pat Rabbitte is VERY angry about RTÉ's water charges coverage
# Mad As Hell
# Mad As Hell

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

Jul 4th 2015, 12:12 PM 32,730 Views 127 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 1st 2015, 10:00 PM 11,530 Views 53 Comments

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

Pat Rabbitte can't make his mind up
# Pat Question
# Pat Question

Pat Rabbitte can't make his mind up

Jun 3rd 2015, 11:15 AM 9,539 Views 62 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 13th 2015, 2:09 PM 15,000 Views 149 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 1st 2015, 10:49 PM 28,866 Views 194 Comments

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

Pat Rabbitte launches scathing attack on RTÉ's coverage of water charges
# Pied Pipers Of The Aaa
# Pied Pipers Of The Aaa

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

Mar 25th 2015, 10:10 PM 36,676 Views 192 Comments

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

Pat Rabbitte: 'Maybe Leo thinks he could run the entire cabinet without anybody'*
# The Drugs Don't Work
# The Drugs Don't Work

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

Mar 4th 2015, 6:00 PM 18,755 Views 39 Comments

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

Rabbitte: The selective targeting of public figures needs to stop
# Abuse
# Abuse

Rabbitte: The selective targeting of public figures needs to stop

Feb 11th 2015, 7:30 AM 18,294 Views 210 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 1st 2015, 1:18 PM 19,604 Views 133 Comments

The former minister says such protesters are in the minority.

Sorry Pat, the Ceann Comhairle says he's in it until the end
# No Dice
# No Dice

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

Jan 24th 2015, 3:23 PM 10,172 Views 44 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 8th 2015, 1:10 PM 13,770 Views 26 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 7th 2015, 7:53 AM 27,355 Views 150 Comments

Ross and fellow independent Michael Fitzmaurice will be joining forces.

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

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

Oct 31st 2014, 5:45 PM 34,174 Views 297 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 12th 2014, 3:20 PM 12,049 Views 104 Comments

The former Communications Minister was pulling no punches this morning.

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

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

Sep 18th 2014, 8:30 PM 4,197 Views 38 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 7th 2014, 5:30 PM 11,134 Views 25 Comments

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

Why has Labour's support doubled since May?
# The Burton Bounce
# The Burton Bounce

Why has Labour's support doubled since May?

Aug 18th 2014, 10:21 AM 7,857 Views 73 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 4th 2014, 9:45 AM 10,771 Views 23 Comments

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

Guess who's back?... Pat Rabbitte and Ruairí Quinn replace new ministers on committees
# In With The Old
# In With The Old

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

Jul 17th 2014, 1:48 PM 12,525 Views 41 Comments

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

In numbers: the Cabinet reshuffle
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

In numbers: the Cabinet reshuffle

Jul 11th 2014, 6:06 PM 12,515 Views 32 Comments

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

Here are 9 things you need to know about the Cabinet reshuffle
# Everyday I'm Shufflin
# Everyday I'm Shufflin

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

Jul 11th 2014, 3:16 PM 16,922 Views 52 Comments

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

Taoiseach thanks former ministers for service 'during difficult times'
# Reshuffle
# Reshuffle

Taoiseach thanks former ministers for service 'during difficult times'

Jul 11th 2014, 2:21 PM 5,115 Views 10 Comments

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

The Briefcase: Tax havens, a €100 million deal for Quinn's companies, and a Wetherspoons fry-up
# Budget
# Budget

The Briefcase: Tax havens, a €100 million deal for Quinn's companies, and a Wetherspoons fry-up

Jul 11th 2014, 12:24 PM 10,373 Views 5 Comments

This was the week in business.

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