Colette Kelleher - Independent

Colette is a hardworking advocate for people who are marginalised and vulnerable. Throughout her career in public service and politics she has mobilised positive social change in collaboration with others.

Raised in Macroom in County Cork, from an early age Colette has been passionate about social issues. She studied at University College Cork and University of Southampton. She holds an MBA and is a Certified Practioner in Consulting and Change with the Tavistock Institute.

Colette has championed children’s and women’s rights, strengthening the supports and protections for refugees, highlighting the issues affecting the Travelling community and promoting the need to do more for people with dementia and their carers.

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Colette's Key Issues

These are just some of the key issues that Colette Kelleher works on. Find out more about each issue, her background and interest in each of them.

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Time to have conversations about review of abortion legislation and service implementation in Ireland since 2019
Criminalisation still a chill factor for conscientious providers of abortion care.

@Startdoctors @freesafelegal @AbortionSupport

The best way to ensure that Cork’s new public toilets are needle-free is to provide people with separate safe supervised injecting facilities #CorkCC

#seanad I spoke today about how it is important that people with dementia and their carers gain respite by developing the Alzheimer cafe model. I am in the process of looking at developing one in Kildare. It will be an informal way to meet others living with dementia #respite

Thank you London. It’s the absolute honour of my life to serve the city I love for another three years.

I’ll leave no stone unturned to get our city back on its feet.

A brighter future is possible, and we’ll deliver it together.

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