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  • Liz O'Donnell RSA Chairperson

    Liz O'Donnell RSA Chairperson

    - New Road Safety Guidelines
  • 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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RSA-Horse-Safety-New Road Safety GuidelinesNew Road Safety Guidelines Launched for Drivers and Horse-Riders

Road Safety Authority (RSA), Horse Sport Ireland (HSI) and An Garda Síochána have launched a set of guidelines for drivers and horse-riders on how to share the roads safely. The booklet was launched on Simmonscourt Road near the RDS by Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe TD who was ably assisted by Melanie Young, a member of the Team Ireland Equestrian u25 eventing squad and members of the Garda Mounted Unit.

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LIZ O’DONNELL

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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Charity’s decision to cut grants just didn’t add up

There is nothing like a mugging on live radio and the white heat of public anger to produce a spectacular U-turn. Sometimes the grievance aired is justified – and this week, although the target was a charity and not the Government for a change, the outrage was no less vocal. It was a public relations crisis for a well-regarded charity.

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A test of humanity that we are failing badly

All politics is local and undoubtedly this Government will be judged on its performance primarily on national issues which mostly concern the electorate. That reckoning is imminent as an election draws ever closer. With all the domestic demands of unprecedented floods and storm damage, angry nurses and inter-party rivalry, inevitably the political and media focus has drifted away from foreign affairs. Read More…

 


Distant deal paved way to pack up Troubles

Media coverage of State papers from 1985 this week provided a window into the way we were 30 years ago.

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