Sorcha Ní Chonghaile

Policy Officer

Home Country: Ireland

Territorial Responsibilities: Ireland, Catalonia, Spain, Andorra, Portugal, Italy, Malta, Gibraltar

Prior to becoming a bureau member of LYMEC, Sorcha served as IMS delegate, International Officer of Ógra Fianna Fáil and Media Officer of Fianna Fáil Women’s Network. Sorcha spent many years as a workers’ and students’ rights activist and continues to serve on the Educational board of an Irish language organisation. 
Sorcha is a graduate of Global Citizenship Education, where she researched educational policy for peace and the role of multilingualism in modern schools. She currently works in the education sector as a Primary School teacher. 
Sorcha’s main political areas of experience are in cross border dialogue, education as a democratic instrument and minority language empowerment.