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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This Thursday at 6pm the Women’s Parliamentary caucus will hold an online event to mark the 23rd anniversary of the #GoodFridayAgreement and will discuss peacebuilding, North-South cooperation and the barriers that #WomenInPolitics face.
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A city waiting to be reborn
Imagine Cork City in 10 years time, a flagship of sustainable densification, designed with and for the people

@judesherry @anoisagency & my Op-Ed for @irishexaminer

Let’s turn dereliction into opportunity for everyone😘
#RestPlayWork #citiesforpeople


Really pleased to see confirmation of the first woman elected as Provost of Trinity College.

Congratulations to @LindaDoyle and condolences to Provost George Salmon who once famously said “over my dead body will women enter this college”✌️

Trinity College Dublin@tcddublin

Congratulations to Professor @LindaDoyle 45th Provost Elect of Trinity College Dublin and the first woman to hold the role in the University’s 429-year history. #TCDProvost2021

Cork native is the first female Provost in Trinity’s 429-year history

Everybody hurts ❤️ It shouldn’t be normal that all artists have to face the emotional and legal battles when all they wanted to do is sing!

Our CEO @HurleyMaeve shares insight in today’s @irishexaminer supplement, Growing up in Lockdown @jesscasey about acknowledging trauma of lockdown & importance of asking ‘what’s it like for you?’
#RelationshipsMatter #Listening #Empathy #Edchatie
@WomenMedIreland @WomenOnAirIE

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