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Anne Rabbitte


In a very raw and honest interview, Fianna Fail Minister of State for Disability Anne Rabbitte discusses losing her husband Paddy in 2011 when their three children were under the age of 9.

The TD for Galway East who was just 37 at the time of her husband’s death chats about how she copes with grief and what her life was like with Paddy.
She speaks about the fire in her belly which pushed her to seek election after Paddy had passed away and how she has managed balancing both family and political life.
Ms Rabbitte also speaks about the challenges of motherhood as a widow and how she deals with her teenage children’s view of political issues of the day.
She also speaks about social media and says she no longer bites her tongue when it comes to responding to trolls.


Episode 5

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