Donal Mac Fhearraigh
Donal Mac Fhearraigh is a program officer at the Open Society Initiative for Europe. Before joining the Open Society Foundations, he worked as the national coordinator and press officer for an Irish coalition of leftist parliamentary parties called the United Left Alliance. He has worked on a wide range of grassroots campaigns for economic justice, women’s rights, and antiwar movements, including anti-austerity protest movements and the Occupy movement in Ireland. He helped mobilize for the European and World Social Forums and played a leading role in the Irish Anti–Iraq War Movement. Mac Fhearraigh has a joint honours degree in computer science and theoretical physics from University College Dublin.