Linda O'Connell

Editor of the SVP Bulletin

Linda O'Connell is the National Online and Media Co-ordinator with the Society of St Vincent de Paul and has worked with the organisation for more than 11 years.

Linda originally worked as the Fundraising and Communications Officer for the Cork region before being seconded to the National Office where she now works full time. In 2015, Linda took over as Editor of the SVP’s quarterly magazine which had previously been managed by a long standing dedicated member.

Linda is also a volunteer for the South West Twinning Committee since 2007 and sits on the National Twinning Committee. While working for the Cork office Linda was involved in setting up a new Conference visiting older people offering friendship called St. Anthony of Padua which is very active today.

Blog Posts

  • Posted by Linda   on 22 July 2016 | 0 comments.
    Homelessness & Housing: Living in a Hotel - A Parallel World

    Homelessness has been a long-running problem despite numerous promises from politicians to tackle the crisis.

  • Posted by Linda   on 06 June 2016 | 0 comments.
    The Importance of Volunteers
    We sometimes hear criticism from the public that we are giving to the wrong people or that our volunteers can be judgemental and this often angers me.
  • Posted by Linda   on 13 March 2017 | 0 comments.
    ‘The What, How and Why of SVP’
    I was recently asked to fill out a personality questionnaire as part of a college assignment. To be honest, I had never heard of these before and I was quite dismissive of the idea of there being just 16 different types of personalities in the world.
  • Posted by Linda   on 13 March 2017 | 0 comments.
    Farewell from the National President
    This is my last piece for the Bulletin as my term of five years as National President finishes at the end of May. 

Media Contact Details

For Press and Media enquiries please contact:
Jim Walsh
Mob: 087 2541700