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  • Liz O'Donnell Columnist

    Liz O'Donnell Columnist

    - for the Irish Independent newspaper.
    Photo by Barry McCall
  • Consultant, Lecturer  and Advisor

    Consultant, Lecturer and Advisor

    - in the field of government relations and public affairs.
  • Public Figure

    Public Figure

    - engages in a wide variety of charitable works and fundraising.
  • Former Politician

    Former Politician

    - TD for Dublin South from 1992 to 2007.

Columnist and Book Reviewer

Liz O’Donnell is an opinion columnist in the Irish Independent daily newspaper which enjoys the biggest readership in Ireland. She writes mainly on politics and public affairs.

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Consultant & Lecturer

Liz O’Donnell provides Consultancy, Lecturing and Advisory services for corporate, educational and various other organisations in the field of government relations and public affairs.

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Public
Figure

Liz O’Donnell engages in a wide variety of charitable works and fundraising as a public figure as being a consistent champion for human rights, development & the rights of minorities

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Former
Politician

Liz O’Donnell was first elected to the Dáil in 1992 and served as Progressive Democrats TD for Dublin South from 1992 to 2007. She retired from politics following the 2007 General Election.

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RSA
Chairperson

Liz O’Donnell has been appointed as chairperson of the Road Safety Authority by the Government.

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LIZ CURRENTLY WORKS ON A DIVERSE PORTFOLIO OF ACTIVITIES WHICH INCLUDES BROADCASTING, JOURNALISM, PUBLIC AFFAIRS CONSULTANCY AND LECTURING. SHE REMAINS COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY IN POLITICS AND BUSINESS AND IS AN ADVOCATE ON GENDER EQUITY AND WOMEN’S PARTICIPATION IN PUBLIC LIFE AND POLITICS.


 

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Fear of the law best way to curb road deaths

The Irish Independent

Given my new responsibilities with Road Safety, I have an enhanced, even acute awareness of road deaths these days..  Read More…

 


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Gender quotas are an important step in allowing women’s voices to be heard

The Irish Independent

I have long been an advocate for the greater participation of women in public life. The dearth of women in politics was what propelled me into politics.  Read More…

 


Water Charges Civil UnrestElected politicians advocating civil unrest is a dangerous precedent

The Irish Independent

No Government likes to climb down, apologise or reverse red-faced out of a policy decision but sometimes in politics it is the least bad option.  Read More…

 

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