Wednesday September 23, 2020

The year in politics: Rabbitte needs to reconnect

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25th December, 2004

{ "#" : "If 2004 was the year that Enda Kenny's fortunes suddenly turned for the better, the reverse could be said for Labour leader Pat Rabbitte." , "b" : "LABOUR:"}

Rabbitte and the Labour Party started this year in pretty buoyant form. The government was enormously unpopular, according to all opinion polls, having failed to recover from the nosedive in its numbers following the autumn of 2002.

By contrast, Rabbitte's Dail performances were the showpiece of the opposition's hounding of the...

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