Aoife Carragher

Communications Manager, Ombudsman for Children

Aoife is Communications Manager at the Ombudsman for Children. She has been with the OCO since May 2016. Her focus is to increase awareness of children and young people’s rights, as well as awareness of the OCO through media, communication with stakeholders, Government and the public. Aoife coordinates and oversees OCO publications, the OCO website, social media and branding, as well as preparing speeches and presentations for various events. She was previously a press officer for Fine Gael in Leinster House, and before that she was Head of AA Roadwatch, Ireland’s leading traffic and travel provider. Aoife has a Masters in Public Affairs and Political Communications from DIT and a BA in Media Studies and German from NUI Maynooth (now Maynooth University).