Steven O’ Riordan

Communications Specialist, Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage Ireland

Steven O’ Riordan is a Communications Specialist at the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage. He is an award-winning feature-length documentary producer and director. His works include The Forgotten Maggies (TG4), No Limbs No Limits (RTE) and Born Lucky (BBC). In 2019 he was awarded the Lincoln Recruitment Early Careers Award for his work as a communications specialist within Government and politics. His No. 1 bestselling book “Whispering Hope” was published in 2015. It chronicles the remarkable success he and Magdalene survivors of institutional abuse had when they sought and secured a historic state apology in Ireland. Steven has worked with an array of people including politicians, NGO’s, schools, universities and leading businesses throughout Ireland, the UK and America advising and guiding them on how to create and develop better communications to enhance business potential, public sector outputs and NGO