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Minister should intervene in Health Care Crisis Facing Galway – Urgently

Fianna Fáil TD for Galway East, Anne Rabbitte, says the Minister for Health should intervene in a health care crisis facing Ballinasloe and Portumna Public Health Nursing services which face temporary closure from Friday 15th November due to staff shortages. Deputy...

Booniverse Town & Community Apps

Our community organisation, The Wild Geese {East Galway Task Force}, is actively trying to solve the challenges faced by our rural towns, villages, and communities who are on their knees from town to town, village to village, community to community.  The Wild Geese...

Govt. have questions to answer as State handed €5m fine

Fianna Fáil TD for Galway East, Anne Rabbitte, says the government have questions to answer as the State has been fined €5m by the European Court of Justice as they infringed upon EU law during the construction of a wind farm at Derrybrien, County Galway. The State...

Revolving Door Of Temporary Social Workers At Tusla Is Failing Children

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs Anne Rabbitte TD says children are ultimately losing out under Tusla’s revolving door of temporary social workers. Figures revealed to Deputy Rabbitte show the number of agency staff hired as social workers has...

Baby Boxes Another Unmet Commitment From Government

Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs Anne Rabbitte says the government has failed to deliver on their promise of 5,000 baby boxes for new parents. Deputy Rabbitte explained: It would appear baby boxes, announced by Minister Zappone last year to...

Athenry Has Been Ditched Yet Again

Fianna Fáil TD for Galway East, Anne Rabbitte, has called for the IDA and the government to outline their plans for the development of Athenry’s major industrial and technology sites. It was revealed recently that the 500-acre site, which was earmarked for an €850...

Transparency Over Crèche Registration Seriously Lacking

Fianna Fáil spokesperson for Children and Youth Affairs Anne Rabbitte TD has called for greater transparency in how crèches are registered with Tusla. Figures released to Deputy Rabbitte show 10% of providers have specific conditions applied to their registration....

Transparency In Tusla Early Years Inspectorate Now Required

Fianna Fáil spokesperson for Children and Youth Affairs Anne Rabbitte TD has welcomed the increase in funding for Tusla in Budget 2020 but has warned that how the agency distributes money to its Early Years Inspectorate has to be monitored closely. Deputy Rabbitte...

Parents Should Warn Children Against Underage Drinking & Drugs At Exam Celebrations

Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs, Anne Rabbitte, has flagged her concerns over the risk of underage drinking and drug-taking at Junior Certificate celebrations. Around 60,000 Junior Certificate students received their results on Friday, October...

Tourism Feasibility Study commissioned for Beara Breifne Way

Fianna Fáil TD for Galway East Anne Rabbitteis delighted to announce a tourism feasibility study has been commissioned by Fáilte Ireland to examine the Beara Brefine Way. Deputy Rabbitte commented: I have been in continuous dialogue with senior officials in Fáilte...