Ann Ormond was educated at Presentation College Clonmel. From there she went to do B. Comm. at University College Dublin, MA Psychology, H.DipEd, Diploma in Career Guidance. Teacher of Business Study Subjects/ Career Guidance Counsellor at Dublin VEC, Ann’s main interest in teaching was assisting those from disadvantaged areas attain a good education. Senator Ormonde served as member of the Boards of Management in Community Schools in South Dublin. She also served as member of the General Council of County Councils. Contested 1987, 1989, 1992 and 1997 General Elections for Fianna Fáil in Dublin South.
Ann was re-elected to the Seanad in July 2007 on the Cultural and Educational Panel. Ann’s nominating body was the Institute of Community Health Nursing whose views she represented in the Seanad. Since retiring Ann continues her interest as Patron of the ICHN