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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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Road Safety AuthorityRSA 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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2015-01-21_iri_6321472_I1Despite legislation now in place requiring 30pc of candidates fielded by political parties to be women at the next general election, there are still mutterings of discontent in the big parties. Everyone supports equality, but the uncomfortable truth is that more women means fewer men.
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kennycharlie

The Irish Independent

We, of all people, should know about restraint

There was an important gathering in Dublin Castle this week when ambassadors and heads of Irish missions in 80 locations worldwide convened for a major conference on Irish foreign policy. ‘The Global Island: Ireland’s Foreign Policy for a Changing World’ sets out the “core values” of Ireland’s engagement in such areas as international development, human rights, disarmament, UN peacekeeping and the search for peace in the Middle East. Foreign Affairs Minister Charles Flanagan said “in the world of 2015 nothing is entirely foreign or wholly domestic”. Read More…

 


Lucinda Creighton

Lucinda still in denial on her defining political issueThe Irish Independent

As a former Progressive Democrat, queries inevitably veer in my direction once the subject of a new political party is raised. Lucinda’s latest offering turned out to be yet another anti-climax, despite the fanfare and strategic timing. Read More…

 

 

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