Assumed office |
|Constituency||Nominated by the Taoiseach|
|Born||Macroom, Cork, Ireland|
|The Civil Engagement group|
University College Cork|
University of Southampton
Colette Kelleher is an Irish independent politician. She was appointed to Seanad Eireann as a nominee of the Taoiseach, proposed by Michael Martin, leader of Fianna Fáil on 27 May 2016. Kelleher was the CEO of the Alzheimer Society of Ireland when she was appointed. She comes from Macroom and she was a social worker in Dublin. She holds an MBA and she led the Cork Simon Community for eight years before moving to the COPE Foundation.
- "Pieta House founder among Kenny's Seanad nominees". RTÉ. 27 May 2016. Archived from the original on 27 May 2016. Retrieved 27 May 2016.
- Cope CEO joins Alzheimer's Society, Evening Echo, Retrieved 28 May 2016