RADIO INTERVIEWS - LOCAL AND NATIONAL

Radio Interviews 10

INTERVIEW WITH KINVARA FM – POST ELECTION 2020

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

Interview with Kinvara FM – European Election campaign 2019

 

INTERVIEW KINVARA FM IN THE RUN UP TOTHE EUROPEAN  ELECTIONS 2019

The Galway Girls

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

 

Radio Interviews 11

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

Interview starts at 31:20

Questions Remain As Minister Zappone Appears Unaware Of Issues Facing Childcare Sector

Fianna Fail Spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs, Anne Rabbitte TD, has today expressed her complete shock that Minister Katherine Zappone was unaware of the huge issues facing childcare providers in terms of business costs. This comes after Minister Zappone...

Hundreds Of Crèches Facing Closure If Re-Registration Not Sorted

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson for Children and Youth Affairs, Anne Rabbitte TD, has raised serious concerns over the number of crèches who have yet to apply for re-registration with Tusla. It has emerged during Oral Questions with the Minister for Children and Youth...

FF Response On Tusla Deregistration Of Hyde & Seek Créches

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs, Anne Rabbitte TD, says parents face an uphill battle to secure new childminding services in the New Year following todays ordered closure of four Hyde & Seek créches in Dublin. Deputy Rabbitte commented, My...

Children In Emergency Direct Provision Should Not Be Denied Education

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs, Anne Rabbitte TD, says the government has let down children in emergency direct provision who have not been afforded educational services for the past two months. News reports have revealed that 30...

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....