Susan O'KeeffeSusan O'Keeffe is an investigative journalist. She is a former member of Seanad Eireann (2011-2016). She worked for many years with BBC Current Affairs as a producer/director in Manchester and London and with Granada TV's World in Action. Her programme Money for Nothing resulted in the Beef Tribunal and with her arrest and trial for not revealing her sources to that Tribunal. She also made the programme Sins of the Fathers, the first to reveal abuse of children by Catholic priests. Dublin born, she holds a BSc(Dairy&Food) from UCC and a diploma in marketing. She has written a book The Candidate, a contemporaneous account of her 2009 European election campaign.
North's traditional tribes mirror Europe's nationalist politics
Northern Secretary James Brokenshire faces long days and nights ahead of November 6 deadline
'May needed a barnstormer; instead, she limped home'
The temporary back-patting at the end of May’s speech means nothing, and the main players are already assessing the damage
Susan O'Keeffe: Where is the urgency on water quality?
Pollution will continue until we call people to account for destroying our most valuable asset, writes Susan O'Keeffe
'Serious questions surround the apparent abdication of power by the Sisters of Charity'
The nuns should have gifted the land to the state in recognition of the damage done to children in the past, writes Susan O'Keeffe
Susan O'Keeffe: A truly dismal deal on the new National Maternity Hospital
Given the history of the order, how could the government possibly have come to the deal it did with the Irish Sisters of Charity?
'New National Maternity Hospital is proof old habits die hard'
What right has the Sisters of Charity to hold onto this land?, asks Susan O'Keeffe
Le Pen’s ‘Europe of nations’ genie is firmly out of the bottle
The concept of the greater good has been well and truly abandoned, writes Susan O'Keeffe
Susan O'Keeffe: 'The only way forward for unionists and nationalists is to finally tell the truth'
Politicians talking about the future cannot ignore the shadow of past terrorism that is still visible in the North
A real-life galactic heroine who always did it her way
Heroic and warm, Carrie Fisher was a genuine icon
Susan O'Keeffe: An open letter to @realDonaldTrump
'I wondered whether you’d worked out by now that, well, you’ll be bored by #Christmas'