RADIO INTERVIEWS

Interview with Miriam O’Callaghan – RTE anonymous survey of TDs – November 2019

Interview with Kinvara FM on my European Election campaign 2019

 

INTERVIEW WITH CHRISTINA CONNOLLY OF KINVARA FM IN THE RUN UP TO

THE EUROPEAN  ELECTIONS 2019

INTERVIEW WITH KEITH FINNEGAN OF GALWAY BY FM –

ST TERESA’S SPECIAL NEEDS SCHOOL BALLINASLOE

Interview commences at:  1.04

The Galway Girls

Lorraine Higgins interviews Anne Rabbitte TD – A Reflective, Intimate Interview

 

An Intimate Interview – Anne Rabbitte TD with Paul Tierney of Kinvara FM

Interview starts at 31:20

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...

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...

Minister Should Outline Plans To Ensure All ECCE Weeks Allocated Are Used

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs, Anne Rabbitte, has said the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs should put plans in place now to ensure there are enough fully resourced Early Childhood Care and Education Scheme (ECCE) places across the...

Minister must follow through on promise to establish producer organisations

Fianna Fáil TD for Galway East Anne Rabbitte has called on the Agriculture Minister to ensure that he upholds a commitment he made to set up producer organisations so that farmers can negotiate on price with processors. Her call comes as the stalemate between farmers...

Students risk homelessness at start of college year if supports not in place

23rd August 2019 Fianna Fáil spokesperson for Children and Youth Affairs, Anne Rabbitte, has flagged her concerns that students may be facing homelessness as their college year starts. Deputy Rabbitte observed:  We’ve seen students forced to sleep rough at the...