ELECTION CANDIDATE

Anne Rabbitte TD

TD for Galway East. Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs.

Meet Anne

Anne Rabbitte TD hails from a small town in the west of Ireland, Portumna, Co. Galway. A widowed mother to three children in second level education, she has been a Teachta Dala (TD) for the Galway East constituency since the 2016 General Election.

She was a member of Galway County Council from 2014 to 2016. In May 2016, she was appointed to the Fianna Fáil front bench as Spokesperson for Children & Youth Affairs.

Anne worked 25 years for a financial institutions and is a qualified financial adviser. For 3 years, Anne ran a community childcare facility.

She has focused herself on some key areas about which she is truly passionate about and has contributed to the following Dáil discussions on these main topics.

Affordable childcare – childcare costs, supports for stay-at-home parents
Agriculture – Fodder & tillage crises, Rural Social Scheme, hen harrier
Crime –Local Garda recruitment & resourcing, community alert schemes
Rural Ireland – Community Development, support, protection of services
Tourism – Economic Growth, VAT Rates,
Older People – Home Care Packages, home help hours, cataract services
Rural Ireland – Road maintenance, broadband availability, local public services
Housing – Social housing, choice based lettings, unfinished estates
Pension equality for those retired since 2012
Health – Portiuncula Hospital services, waiting lists, primary medical certificates
Vulnerable Groups – Domestic violence, disability services

She is a member of Oireachtas Committees and All-Party groups in relation to:
– Children and Youth Affairs
– Dementia
– Eight Amendment of the Constitution
– Future of Mental Health Care
– Retail Excellence

Latest News from Anne

20/05/2019

Rabbitte to introduce Bill which will remove commercial rates for childcare providers

14/05/2019

Under funded roads in West see business opportunities drive by – Rabbitte

12/05/2019

Rabbitte calls for establishment of an EU mortgage market

10/05/2019

Rabbitte expresses shock as former Tusla employee pleads guilty to possession of child abuse images

Get in touch with Anne

For any issues, contact Anne’s office by email or telephone.

Constituency Office

The Hub,
St Brendan Street,
Portumna,
Co. Galway,
H53 W656

Email: anne.rabbitte@oireachtas.ie
Phone (Mobile): 087 261 8369
Phone (Portumna): 090 975 9695