Pat Rabbitte TD - Biography
Dublin South West
Euro Electoral Region:
Pat is currently a sitting TD for Dublin South West .
Constituency Office: 01 678 2011 or 01 618 3772
Department Office: 01 678 9807 or 01 678 2000
- Appointed Minister for Communications, Energy & Natural Resources in the Government for National Recovery, March 2011
- Re-Elected to 31st Dáil, Feb. 2011 having secured 27.4% of 1st preference votes.
- Appointed to Dail Public Accounts Committee, June 2010
- Leader of the Labour Party, 2002-August 2007
- First Elected to Dáil Éireann 1989, former Democratic Left TD;
- Minister of State to the Government 1994-1997 and Minister of State at the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment with responsibility for Commerce, Science and Technology.
- Elected Dublin County Council 1985;
- Former National Secretary of the Irish Transport and General Workers Union;
- Former President, Union of Students in Ireland, 1972-1974
- Former President, UCG Students' Union, 1970-1971
- Public Representative; former Trade Union Official
- married to Derry with three daughters
- native of Claremorris,Co Mayo 1949
- St Colman's College, Claremorris;
- University College, Galway