Questioning Minister of State Damien English on the report of the Expert Group on Traveller Accommodation

On 5th December 2019, Minister Damien English appeared before the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government to discuss the report of the Expert Group on Traveller Accommodation.…

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Traveller Rights

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Introduction As a Senator, one of Colette’s key priorities has been highlighting the need for Irish society to address the inequalities and prejudices facing the Traveller community. She has worked…

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Disabilities

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Introduction As a Senator, Colette has highlighted the need for the Government to adequately invest in healthcare, education, financial support and housing for people with disabilities. She is a member…

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Dementia

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Introduction Colette established and is co-convenor of the All-Party Oireachtas Group on Dementia, which raises awareness and works to secure cross party support for initiatives which address  the multiple challenges facing…

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At risk adults need our protection

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The abuse of adults must be addressed in the same way as for children to offer help where needed but also respecting individual autonomy, writes Colette Kelleher. For some, abuse…

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