Category Archives: Politics

Keelin Shanley, RTE journalist

Three time IFTA award winner, Keelin Shanley works as a journalist in RTE Television and Radio. She currently presents The Consumer Show. Working with RTÉ’s flagship current affairs television programme, Prime Time, she has made a number of landmark documentaries … Continue reading

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Ifrah Ahmed, campaigner

Ifrah Ahmed is originally from Somalia in East Africa and has been living in Ireland for the past six years. Ifrah is a social and community worker and has worked on many different projects involving organisations such as Unicef, Amnesty International, Irish … Continue reading

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Mary Carroll, Trainer

Mary Carroll is a freelance trainer and Director of ‘The Succession Conversation’ which is aimed at assisting people in planning succession for their family businesses, with special focus on farming families.  She also works part time in the Tralee International … Continue reading

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Marie Moran, UCD School of Social Justice

Marie Moran is a post-doctoral scholar at the UCD School of Social Justice. She has taught on the Equality Studies programme in UCD since 2005, delivering undergraduate modules on ‘Global Justice’ and ‘Social Justice Movements’, as well as teaching on … Continue reading

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Margaret E. Ward, journalist & broadcaster

Margaret E. Ward is a award-winning journalist, broadcaster and managing director of Clear Ink. She spent most of her print journalism career as a business columnist for The Irish Times and Editor of The Sunday Times’ Money section. Since 2010, … Continue reading

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Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD

Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD was elected to Dáil Éireann on her first attempt in the 2011 General Election. She had previously served on Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council after being elected on her first attempt in June 2004 and re-elected … Continue reading

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Madeline Hawke, Irish Feminist Network

Madeline Hawke co-founded, and is now Coordinator of, the Irish Feminist Network and is also the Young Women’s Development Worker at the National Women’s Council of Ireland. Originally from Canberra, Australia, she came to Ireland to study Gender and Women’s … Continue reading

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