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Michelle Rooney

Legal & Financial Coordinator

Michelle is responsible for coordinating the development of legal and financial resources and competencies within Sage. She was formerly the Education, Training and Support Coordinator with Sage, responsible for the recruitment of Sage Representatives and coordinating the delivery of training and support. Prior to joining Sage, Michelle worked as an Information and Advocacy Officer with Crosscare Migrant Project. Michelle was the Project Coordinator with Mayo Intercultural Action from 2009 to 2013, and she worked as an Information and Advocacy Officer with the Refugee Information Service from 2004 to 2008. Michelle has worked in the charity sector since 2004. Her work to date has focussed on advancing the rights of asylum-seekers, refugees and migrants in Ireland. and promoting the participation and integration of migrant communities in Ireland. She has worked in the implementation of community development initiatives, the provision of information, advocacy and support services, and delivery of education and training. Michelle holds a BA in Psychology and a LLM in International Human Rights Law from NUI Galway.

(01) 536 7332 – 086 183 1428

michelle.rooney@sageadvocacy.ie

 
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