Orla  O’Connor
  • Company:
    National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI)
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  • Phone:
    (01) 679 0100
  • Mobile:
    Sarah Clarkin, Communications Officer 085 858 9104


Orla is Director of The National Womens Council of Ireland. Orla is a feminist and advocates for womens rights and equality. She holds a Masters degree in European Social Policy from NUIM and a degree in Social Science from UCD. Orla has worked in senior management in non-governmental organisations in Ireland for over 15 years. She was previously the Head of Policy of NWCI, and has led campaigns on a wide range of issues on women’s rights, including social welfare reform, pension reform and for the introduction of quality and affordable childcare.


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