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.​​

'New National Maternity Hospital is proof old habits die hard'

'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

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

'The only way forward for unionists and nationalists is to finally tell the truth'

'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

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

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: Pay demands are a ‘desertion of common sense’

Susan O'Keeffe: Pay demands are a ‘desertion of common sense’

The political aspects of the current struggle should not be ignored

Susan O'Keeffe: Trump cannot deliver real change

Susan O'Keeffe: Trump cannot deliver real change

'Everything he has done has been driven by one thing: does it benefit Donald J Trump?'

Larry Goodman: The smell of discontent

Larry Goodman: The smell of discontent

A community concerned over the health risks of ‘vile’ odours is preparing to take a nuisance case against Goodman’s Waterford rendering plant

Susan O'Keeffe: Between Brexit, strikes and Trump, we need to hold onto our hats

Susan O'Keeffe: Between Brexit, strikes and Trump, we need to hold onto 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"

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’

'The 4,500 children currently fostered in Ireland can’t wait'

'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

Budget 'short-termism' won't be enough for Brexit

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

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