Patricia O’DONOVAN, Irish Member, Council of State.
University College, Cork and King’s Inn, Dublin, 1970-1975. Bachelor of Civil Law, 1973. Bachelor of Laws, 1974.
European Economic Community Information Officer, ICTU, since 1977. Deputy Legislative Officer, ICTU, 1980. Legislation and Equality Officer, 1982.
Assistant General Secretary, ICTU, 1988. Appointed to Council of State by President of Ireland Mary Robinson, 1991. ICTU Representative on various national and international bodies, including National Economic and Social Council, Central Review Committee, International Labour Conference, Geneva, European Trade Union Confederation, Brussels.