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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As we begin to move out of the pandemic & plan for the recovery the message from women is very clear. We cannot just go back to the ‘old normal’. Instead we must focus on creating a different society for women & girls- @OrlaNWCI NWC Director @echolivecork

All credit to @CorkOperaHouse @EibhlinGleeson and the wonderful Cara O’Sullivan Associate Artists for making the streets of Cork ring with beautiful summer opera ❤️🎶 so glad you enjoyed it @ColetteKelleher xx

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Opera at the Opera House! Cosi fan tutte. Magic. Thanks to @Lmrobrien for making it happen. Thanks to @catherineelan for funding!

Thanks to Stephen Scully, Gerald O’Sullivan & his team CCC for the wild flower swathe at Tory Top Park Ballyphehane. The seeds have flowered spectacularly. Thanks to Grainne, Sinead, Siobhan et all at Ballyphehane CDP. @corkcitycouncil @CorkHealthyCity @BallyphehaneCC

Opera at the Opera House! Cosi fan tutte. Magic. Thanks to @Lmrobrien for making it happen. Thanks to @catherineelan for funding!

Very very honoured to be included in the brilliant Miriam Lord’s ‘Dáilympic parade of champions’ today! Legislative scrutiny may sometimes lack the grace of eurythmic ribbon twirling but I do try to give it my all! Actually blushing all day…😊áilympics-wraps-up-1.4629051?mode=amp

‘Just because it was knocked back in Dublin does not mean it should be ruled out for Cork’: Hopes for supervised injection centre in Cork

Sending #love💖 and #Solidarity 🌈🏳️‍🌈 to #BudapestPride fighting for equality and justice for all #LGBTIQs ⁦@GCNmag⁩ ⁦@ILGAEurope⁩ ⁦@LGBT_ie⁩ ⁦@DublinPride⁩ ⁦@LeCheileDND⁩

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