A fiel photograph of Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte (right) and Minister for Justice Alan Shatter. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte has said there is no basis at this stage for “alarmist” suggestions that high profile criminal convict(...)

Minister for Energy Pat Rabbitte said there was a need to act with “sensitivity” and to “go out of your way to explain and have meaningful exchanges with local communities” when objections such as those surrounding the €500 million Gridlink project arose.

Minister for Energy Pat Rabbitte has conceded that consultation between national authorities and communities concerned over the erection of pylons has(...)

Two Government departments run by Labour Ministers are at loggerheads over when it was made known that the Department of Social Protection would be cu(...)