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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'
# 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 15,157 Views 27 Comments

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

# pat-rabbitte - Saturday 18 February, 2017

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 37,344 Views 24 Comments

Those pesky exit signs.

# pat-rabbitte - Sunday 17 July, 2016

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 29,057 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.

# pat-rabbitte - Monday 29 February, 2016

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 15,575 Views 14 Comments

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
# Before Government
# Before Government

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

Feb 10th 2016, 5:18 PM 17,566 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.

# pat-rabbitte - Thursday 28 January, 2016

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 34,950 Views 108 Comments

And it was a good one.

# pat-rabbitte - Monday 21 December, 2015

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 40,963 Views 53 Comments

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
# Cyberbullying

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

Dec 10th 2015, 9:00 PM 14,946 Views 45 Comments

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
# Banking Inquiry

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

Jul 23rd 2015, 3:09 PM 28,230 Views 117 Comments

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)
# Gonezo
# Gonezo

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

Jul 10th 2015, 8:06 PM 17,813 Views 80 Comments

Will there be any more?

# pat-rabbitte - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

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 18,991 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 13,653 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 26,378 Views 133 Comments

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

# pat-rabbitte - Monday 6 July, 2015

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 14,270 Views 129 Comments

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
# The High Table Interview

What really annoys Pat Rabbitte?

Jul 5th 2015, 10:15 AM 11,875 Views 63 Comments

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

# pat-rabbitte - Saturday 4 July, 2015

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 32,691 Views 127 Comments

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
# Cabinet Sacking
# Cabinet Sacking

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

Jul 1st 2015, 10:00 PM 11,471 Views 53 Comments

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

# pat-rabbitte - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

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 9,513 Views 62 Comments

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 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 14,968 Views 149 Comments

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)
# 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 28,841 Views 194 Comments

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
# 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 36,633 Views 192 Comments

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'*
# 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 18,734 Views 39 Comments

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

# pat-rabbitte - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

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 18,266 Views 210 Comments

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
# Water Protests
# Water Protests

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

Feb 1st 2015, 1:18 PM 19,588 Views 133 Comments

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
# No Dice
# No Dice

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

Jan 24th 2015, 3:23 PM 10,142 Views 44 Comments

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
# 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 13,730 Views 26 Comments

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'
# Independent Revolution
# Independent Revolution

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

Jan 7th 2015, 7:53 AM 27,326 Views 150 Comments

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
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

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

Oct 31st 2014, 5:45 PM 34,147 Views 297 Comments

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
# Independents Day
# Independents Day

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

Oct 12th 2014, 3:20 PM 12,030 Views 104 Comments

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
# 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 4,174 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…

# pat-rabbitte - Sunday 7 September, 2014

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 11,100 Views 25 Comments

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?
# The Burton Bounce
# The Burton Bounce

Why has Labour's support doubled since May?

Aug 18th 2014, 10:21 AM 7,832 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?

# pat-rabbitte - Monday 4 August, 2014

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 10,737 Views 23 Comments

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
# 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 12,506 Views 41 Comments

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
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

In numbers: the Cabinet reshuffle

Jul 11th 2014, 6:06 PM 12,496 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 16,891 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 5,089 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 10,346 Views 5 Comments

This was the week in business.

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