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.
'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'
Susan O'Keeffe: Between Brexit, strikes and Trump, we need to hold our hats
Forget discontent – the rollercoaster of uncertainty is set to get steeper
Susan O'Keeffe: "I'm struggling to grasp the National Risk Assessment Strategy"
The document has already been consigned to the shelf marked ‘reports that have no real purpose’
Between The Lines: 'The 4,500 children currently fostered in Ireland can’t wait'
The nice man from Tusla can go on the radio all day but it's already too late for many in care, writes Susan O'Keeffe
Podcast: Budget 'short-termism' won't be enough for Brexit
The 'new politics' has destroyed Budget Day theatre, writes Susan O'Keeffe
The tangled ticket trail that led to Pat Hickey’s arrest in Brazil
Rio prosecutor claims that Irish ticket seller was a ‘ghost company’
Goodman Uncovered: How I took on a corporate giant
It wasn’t the done thing to ask questions about Ireland’s most successful businessman, as Susan O’Keeffe discovered
Podcast: Dalian Atkinson's savage death is a wake up call for law and order
There must be better alternatives to Tasers in defusing dangerous situations, writes Susan O'Keeffe
Podcast: The Olympics is a strange tableau of sport
Rio's failings could shine a light on the true Olympian spirit, says Susan O'Keeffe