Susan O'Keeffe

Susan O'Keeffe

Susan 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.​​

The tangled ticket trail that led to Pat Hickey’s arrest in Brazil

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

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

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

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

Podcast: Ireland, the IMF, and uncomfortable truths

Podcast: Ireland, the IMF, and uncomfortable truths

To whom does the IMF owe its primary responsibility?

Podcast: Hillary has battled for 15 months - but still has work to do

Podcast: Hillary has battled for 15 months - but still has work to do

What she achieved this week was only a crack in the enduring glass ceiling, writes Susan O'Keeffe

Podcast: Irish Water's Shannon plans need debate

Podcast: Irish Water's Shannon plans need debate

There is not enough detail on Dublin pipe proposal, says Susan O'Keeffe

Podcast: It's time we cleaned away the marigolds and mop story

Podcast: It's time we cleaned away the marigolds and mop story

The Mary Poppins tale of women in power is a dusty old narrative, writes Susan O'Keeffe

Podcast: The simple truth is that going to war remains an attraction to leaders

Podcast: The simple truth is that going to war remains an attraction to leaders

The Chilcot report is useless in the face of a fundamental truth, writes Susan O'Keeffe

Brexit: We were all caught napping - now we need a new game changer

Brexit: We were all caught napping - now we need a new game changer

The Leave camp victory was a mid-life crisis waiting to happen, writes Susan O'Keeffe

Brexit: Give them something to love or loathe to be in with a fighting chance

Brexit: Give them something to love or loathe to be in with a fighting chance

Today voters have a chance to reject the most heinous campaign ever run in Britain, writes Susan O'Keeffe

European tensions reach fever pitch as Brexit D-day looms

European tensions reach fever pitch as Brexit D-day looms

If we're not careful, images of brawling hooligans could be a game-changer, writes Susan O'Keeffe

Susan O'Keeffe: Have we learned nothing from the madness of Leaving Cert?

Susan O'Keeffe: Have we learned nothing from the madness of Leaving Cert?

At the grand old age of 92, there's no excuse to carry on feeding the monster

It's time to swallow hard when it comes to changing our drink culture

It's time to swallow hard when it comes to changing our drink culture

Children are regularly in pubs - but would we take them into a crack house?

Why is Ireland so resistant to treating the antibiotic crisis?

Why is Ireland so resistant to treating the antibiotic crisis?

British economist Lord O'Neill's alarming diagnosis has fallen on deaf ears here