European champion - Emily O'Reilly profiled

Emily O'Reilly, Europe's new European Ombudsman, is profiled by Samantha McCaughren and Pat Leahy.

3rd July, 2013
'One seasoned political adviser said O'Reilly was ruthless and as 'tough as nails', but could be trusted.' Illustration: Peter Hanan

Emily O'Reilly

**Age:** 55

**Appearance:** blonde, well-groomed, determined

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