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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16th birthday but his first birthday as our Jay. We couldn’t be prouder of my little brother. Keep being yourself and shining bright. We’ll have your back forever. #Sweet16 #TransVisibility 🏳️‍🌈 💘

Support for safeguarding reviews following death of Homeless People

Safeguarding Ireland News Release:

@BCasey50860735 @SVP_Ireland @Sineadmcgar @IASW_IRL @AgeAction

5. (A) The Commission conflates the 2012 20 page Bessborough report with the 100 plus page HSE report prepared for McAleese in 2012.
It is this report which went through the above mentioned “41 drafts” in 2012.
It is an entirely different document to the Bessborough report

Wondering what an evening at an LGBTI+ youth group looks like?

For our #NationalSpotlight, we caught up with the folks at the LGBT Group in Youth New Ross 🌈

The group meets on Wednesday evenings & is open to LGBT young people aged 14-18

Check out the video to learn more! 👇

« We’ve had enough of that and women in Ireland have had enough of that. It’s time now for complete independence with state ownership of the land » ⁦⁦@drboylan⁩
#MakeNMHOurs #PublicAndSecular ⁦@OurMatHosp⁩ ⁦@NWCI⁩

“I know friends my age who have ended up in homeless shelters and I think ‘is that me further down the line?’. It is scary.”

1) Watching the various stakeholders & system rush to protect reputations, defend models of care & criticise the findings of the National Independent Review Panel is a fascinating process.

No job. The bed is not your own. A life far from normal.

We’re working to break that cycle of homelessness. We can’t do it on our own.

Please see how you can help at

Believe in People.

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