Pat Rabbitte

Pat Rabbitte

Articles by Pat Rabbitte

Will Labour reap marriage referendum rewards?

Will Labour reap marriage referendum rewards?

Only Wordsworth can capture the carnival of celebration that followed on from the marriage equali...

Is our corporate tax system fair?

Is our corporate tax system fair?

Back in the mid-1990s, I was a member of a small cabinet sub-group under the chairmanship of then...

Now who wants to follow the Syriza lead?

Now who wants to follow the Syriza lead?

Sinn Féin used to talk about how it would be the Irish Syriza.

Cameron may be the last prime minister of  the UK

Cameron may be the last prime minister of the UK

The Tory victory means great uncertainty for both the European Union and the United Kingdom

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