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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If in or interested in education please retweet. Doc highlights 38 current issues with secondary ASD Special Class provision is Ireland & the solutions to same. By the end of the week it will have been shared with every TD/Senator in 🇮🇪. Do more &do better https://www.dropbox.com/s/sgujtpuuxs80gpk/Issues%20with%20and%20how%20to%20improve%20ASD%20Special%20Class%20secondary%20provision.docx?dl=0

Today marks the beginning of Traveller Pride week with its official launch this afternoon by newly appointed Senator Eileen Flynn, the first female Traveller in the Oireachtas. ⁦@Love1solidarity⁩ ⁦@PaveePoint⁩ ⁦@NTWFIRL⁩ ⁦@itmtrav⁩ https://www.thejournal.ie/traveller-pride-week-launched-5148318-Jul2020/

“Join Comedian and Activist Martin Beanz as he speak on issues around equality and diversity with Community Activist, Author and LGBT+ Campaigner Oein DeBhairduin.”

7-8pm, this Wens
https://facebook.com/events/s/martin-beanz-ward-in-conversat/292185965236599/?ti=as

@martinbeanz

Happy Traveller Pride Everyone!

#diversitywithin , “It’s so important we have started the conversation about Travellers who have different values and opinions, and that we are still true to our identity within that diversity.” RoseMarie Maughan

Senator Eileen Flynn said earlier, I’m so honoured to open Traveler Pride Week 2020 today, is about our diversity and inclusion and acceptance .

Happy Traveller Pride Week Minceiri near and far. Stand tall,stand proud.
Im proud I was a born a Minceir, society has tried break us for generations but where we are still standing PROUD.
#TravellerPride
#diversitywithin

We speak to Eileen Flynn @Love1solidarity, the first traveller to be a part of the Upper House of the Irish Parliament #Seanad. It’s an historic moment she says, especially for the Irish travelling community which is marginalised in Irish society: https://bbc.in/2ZeQSxn

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