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03 Nov 2009

SAOIRSE32 :: Loyalist held over four murders :: July :: 2009

An article about Pat Rabbitte seen on saoirse32.blogsome.com

In October 2005, the Irish Labour TD Pat Rabbitte, using parliamentary privilege, named Haddock as a British Special Branch agent and a serial killer. He said his victims included the four killings he is now being questioned about. …... Continue reading »

14 Jul 2009

CLLR AODHÁN Ó RÍORDÁIN: ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR – RESPONSE FROM MINISTER

An article about Pat Rabbitte seen on aodhanoriordain.blogspot.com

Pat Rabbitte an increased number of burglaries in the Donnycarney area, a level of anti-social behaviour focusing on green spaces in the Grace Park Meadows and Grace Park Heights areas of Drumcondra and Collins Park and Celtic Park Ave …... Continue reading »

26 Apr 2009

Pat Rabbitte Eats His Greens

An article about Pat Rabbitte seen on octane.ie/forum/showthread.php

I meant to post this earlier because I was watching Oireachtas Report with the oul lad after we had a few scoops down the local last Thursday I think it was, and both of us ended up howling. Rabbitte, one of the best speakers in the ... Continue reading »

13 Feb 2009

“But nobody told us the economy was going bad” – Yeah?

An article about Pat Rabbitte seen on keith.gs

Waah, waah, waah. The cries from the media (and many of the assembled public) that nobody told them there was anything wrong with the economy are becoming annoying now. By jazzmasterson, Flickr (cc). They were told – but they chose to ... Continue reading »

18 Oct 2008

Meeting hears call to change law on betting – The Irish Times …

An article about Pat Rabbitte seen on irishtimes.com

Labour TD Pat Rabbitte had labelled fixed odds betting terminals as “the crack cocaine of gambling” for their addictive qualities, but Mr Yates said the figures had been exaggerated. © 2008 The Irish Times ... Continue reading »

Tobacco, alcohol and petrol hikes worth €345m – The Irish Times …

An article about Pat Rabbitte seen on irishtimes.com

There were however sharp exchanges over the plan to increase petrol prices by eight cent a litre, and former Labour leader Pat Rabbitte said it “beggars belief that the Government would increase petrol prices when most Ministers haven't ... Continue reading »

04 Oct 2008

More missing Government laptops

An article about Pat Rabbitte seen on keith.gs

Ruairi Quinn TD (with Pat Rabbitte TD). Ruairi Quinn TD (with Pat Rabbitte TD). It beggars belief that the Department of Communications, tasked with developing our country’s IT infrastructure, has absolutely no policy on securing IT ... Continue reading »

12 Aug 2008

Is Sinn Féin still Adams's family?

An article about Pat Rabbitte seen on fenian32.livejournal.com

The party president's terrible performance in a pre-election TV debate with Labour's Pat Rabbitte, the Greens' Trevor Sargent, and the PDs' Michael McDowell not only damaged the party's credibility in the days ahead of polling day, ... Continue reading »

03 Aug 2008

Leinster House ducks agree to decentralisation

An article about Pat Rabbitte seen on tribune.ie/section/news

Former Labour leader Pat Rabbitte, who is also a members of the Oireachtas commission which runs Leinster House, said he became aware last June that a number of ducklings who had settled in the Leinster pond area were being attacked and ... Continue reading »

25 Jul 2008

Gardaí allocation across State defies logic – Labour

An article about Pat Rabbitte seen on irishtimes.com/breakingnews

Labour leader Pat Rabbitte today claimed that the allocation of gardaí to stations around the State “would appear to defy logic”.... Continue reading »

19 Jul 2008

Pat Rabbitte

An article about Pat Rabbitte seen on thedailministers.blogspot.com

Pat Rabbitte was born in Mayo in 1949, he is currently 59. He has gone from being a dirty Leninist red a la Workers party when he got his first Dail seat in 1989, to being a greedy capitalist like the rest of the people in Ireland with ... Continue reading »

15 Jun 2008

They didn't see it coming

An article about Pat Rabbitte seen on eureferendum.blogspot.com

The general tenor of the piece is that the political establishment has remained “in a state of anger, but mainly confusion,” with “former Labour leader”, Pat Rabbitte, cited as saying: “A very great many people don't trust the political ... Continue reading »

Clear No vote as EU treaty fails

An article about Pat Rabbitte seen on pimpinturtle.com

“It’sa huge decision for this country,” said Labour TD and spokesman for justice Pat Rabbitte. “One has to respect the decision of the people.” The treaty, intended to make the EU stronger and more effective, had the backing of all the ... Continue reading »

28 May 2008

Amendments to Immigration Bill

An article about Pat Rabbitte seen on pavee.ie/mediamonitor

Letter from Pat Rabbitte TD. “…..there are indeed several amendments of no consequence (technical and drafting) in the name of the Justice Minister. However one can count on the fingers of one hand the number of meaningful amendments ... Continue reading »

23 Apr 2008

SciFest 2008

An article about Pat Rabbitte seen on comp.dit.ie

Opened in the morning by Pat Rabbitte TD the day included a session with the judges in the morning, lunch for the competitors and teachers (very generously provided by the Institute), a selection of science talks, science demonstrations ... Continue reading »

27 Mar 2008

Deputy Pat Rabbitte, Mr David Fallon, Cllr Keith Martin

An article about Pat Rabbitte seen on councillorkeithmartin.blogspot.com

Deputy Pat Rabbitte, Secretary David Fallon and Cllr Keith Martin pictured at the Westport Electoral Area Selection Convention which was held on Tuesday (March 25th) in the Wyatt Hotel. Cllr Keith Martin was selected to contest a seat ... Continue reading »

26 Mar 2008

DEUTSCHE BANK CHIEF EXECUTIVE: “I NO LONGER BELIEVE IN THE MARKET …

An article about Pat Rabbitte seen on dublinopinion.com

(Pat Rabbitte, July 2004). This needs to be updated, if for no other reason than this unassailable faith in the open market has not only been challenged by recent events, it has been dropped by some of the most serious players in world ... Continue reading »

24 Mar 2008

March Meeting report

An article about Pat Rabbitte seen on westportlabour.blogspot.com

Mr Sammon added that Deputy Pat Rabbitte, Labour’s Spokesperson on Justice would be chairing the convention and would address the meeting on the issue of anti-social behaviour, crime and policing after the convention. ... Continue reading »

22 Mar 2008

Mayo's First Selection Convention

An article about Pat Rabbitte seen on councillorkeithmartin.blogspot.com

Mayoman Pat Rabbitte TD will chair the Labour Party's Selection Convention for the Westport Electoral Area where Labour hope to win a seat on Mayo County Council. Deputy Pat Rabbitte, Labour's Spokesperson on Justice will also address ... Continue reading »

08 Mar 2008

Here We Go… Hi Big Brother!

An article about Pat Rabbitte seen on hiddenireland.wordpress.com

“We have not yet seen any specific proposals from the Government, either in terms of a statutory instrument or anything else,” says Pat Rabbitte, Labour’s justice spokesman. Rabbitte vows not to let this happen again with the impending ... Continue reading »

22 Feb 2008

Rabbitte queries claims TDs got 6200 passports last year

An article about Pat Rabbitte seen on independent.ie/national-news

FORMER Labour leader Pat Rabbitte said last night that official information did not support the Taoiseach's claim that 6200 passports were issued last year on a TDs' drop-box system.... Continue reading »

21 Feb 2008

Rabbitte blames 'cut price' sale of lands

An article about Pat Rabbitte seen on independent.ie/national-news

Dublin Corporation's decision to have a “bargain basement” sale of valuable land may have created some of the problems now under investigation by the planning inquiry, former Labour leader Pat Rabbitte said yesterday.... Continue reading »

05 Feb 2008

Garrett the Singer, When he Should be a Slugger

An article about Pat Rabbitte seen on dublinopinion.com

On this occasion though Pat Rabbitte was offering his usual excuses and Garret was there to take him to task. This time it was about the fact that throughout the whole election the Labour party never challenged Fianna Fail on the ... Continue reading »

23 Jan 2008

Up Close and Personal With… Brendan O’Carroll

An article about Pat Rabbitte seen on gubuwire.com

Okay… You’re mother was a TD, have you ever thought of going into politics? BOC. I did want to at one stage, but Pat Rabbitte told me I’d never get elected because I looked like a rat. (more…)... Continue reading »

29 Dec 2007

One Meaning of Recognition

An article about Pat Rabbitte seen on disillusionedlefty.blogspot.com

Something changed, indeed. Pat Rabbitte recommended the book on radio, is what happened. And just this once, the public listened to Pat Rabbitte. What was that Jean-Paul? Hell is other people. Nothing's changed, at all.... Continue reading »


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