Labour councillor is key adviser

Irish Independent

Friday January 06 2012

A British Labour Party councillor has been appointed a key adviser to the Irish President.

Dublin-born Sally Mulready is one of seven people chosen by Michael D Higgins to sit on the Council of State.

The Council of State is appointed to aid and counsel the President on all matters. …

She is a former founding member of the Irish Women’s Survivors Network and director of the Irish Elderly Advice Network. She is also heavily involved in seeking justice for victims of the Magdalene Laundries, Catholic Church-run workhouses for women and girls.

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