Pat Rabbitte

Pat Rabbitte

Articles by Pat Rabbitte

It’s time for a politics about real choices

It’s time for a politics about real choices

The ‘something for everyone’ approach doesn’t work any more

Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold

Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold

Today’s Red C poll shows an electorate willing to throw away ‘traditional’ parties in favour of those on the sidelines

The ‘other’ referendum is just plain silly

The ‘other’ referendum is just plain silly

I was a President at 21, the place for 21-year-olds is not the Áras

Seanad Éireann is too broken to be fixed

Seanad Éireann is too broken to be fixed

Constitutional constraints make it difficult to reform the Upper House in any meaningful way

A hell of a lot at stake across the water

A hell of a lot at stake across the water

The British general election could have far-reaching consequences for Ireland and Europe

Coalition must keep banging economic drum

Coalition must keep banging economic drum

The prospects for the government parties are looking brighter as more and more families feel the benefits of economic recovery

The tools are available to police the internet

The tools are available to police the internet

The government should revisit the O’Neill Report and implement its findings

Labour, inequality and the forest of placards

Labour, inequality and the forest of placards

Government policy has tackled inequality in the face of the worst economic crisis in our history. That is simply a fact.

Time to bite bullet and sell Aer Lingus

Time to bite bullet and sell Aer Lingus

If we don’t take this opportunity will another one come along?

It’s cruel to mislead people on abortion

It’s cruel to mislead people on abortion

Clare Daly’s bill wasn’t blocked by Labour: it was blocked by the Constitution

Greek leaders hit the wall of harsh reality

Greek leaders hit the wall of harsh reality

If Syriza forces default, the suffering Greek people will suffer even more

Praying  for  a  Bobby  Ewing  moment

Praying for a Bobby Ewing moment

Is the possible make-up of the next Dáil just a bad dream?

Why are FG ministers rehabilitating FF

Why are FG ministers rehabilitating FF

Today’s poll shows government should stick to the script on the economy

Anti-social behaviour brings misery to the lives of Ireland’s invisible ‘other half’

Anti-social behaviour brings misery to the lives of Ireland’s invisible ‘other half’

‘To see how the other half lives” is a phrase used when the rest of us catch a glimpse of how the wealthy disport themselves. At a more mundane level, it is possible to live and work and play in our capital city and only rarely if ever encounter how

The offshore oil bonanza: where is it?

The offshore oil bonanza: where is it?

Fixing the tax system is easy, finding oil is trickier