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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Great workshop today for @irishexaminer and @echolivecork staff with Breda and Mags from @tvgcorkclg and the Cork Traveller Women’s Network, learning about Traveller culture and issues. We learned a lot, and look forward to stronger links. Thank you both.

Pride Month 2021: Step the fuck up or fuck the fuck off https://spilleroftea.com/2021/06/23/pride-month-2021-step-the-fuck-up-or-fuck-the-fuck-off/

Don’t miss our free Webinar on the Do’s and Don’ts of a Pre-Budget submission, Thursday July 1st on Zoom 9am-10am, with @ColetteKelleher & KomKathleen O’Meara. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/159663695411

“There are loads of gay male inter-county footballers and hurlers, and soccer and rugby players. I know them. But they are not willing to share their stories because they are afraid.”
https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/news/playershave-died-by-suicide-because-they-couldntcome-out-to-their-gaa-teammates-40565896.html

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