Content Writer and Editor
I am a writer, with a background in literary writing and book reviewing. I am passionate about literature, with a special interest in history, mythology, classic novels, and crime fiction, as well as a keen interest in language, linguistics, and the history of language. I also have a background in music, theatre, and film-making. In my day-to-day life I am very engaged in social media and enjoy keeping up to date with arts, culture, and entertainment.
I am available for freelance writing requests, please contact me through the box below.
2018 - Present
Senior Marketer for Bloomsbury Professional Ireland
Marketing executive, social media manager and content writer for Bloomsbury Professional, a leading legal publisher in Ireland.
2016 - 2018
Content Writer, Editor, and Social Media Manager at Bookwitty
Bookwitty is a book selling platform, which aims to provide personal book recommendations for readers around the world, with a special focus on translated literature, and undiscovered titles.
Creating content includes writing articles, book reviews, reading lists, and conducting interviews, together with planning and leading editorial projects and campaigns.
Other areas of the role include writing and scheduling social media posts, as well as community engagement on various social media platforms, editing articles from contributors, and uploading content through front and back end interfaces.
2015 - 2016
Digital Media Content Co-ordinator at Glanbia
Coordinator for the establishment of a company-wide intranet, with a focus on writing website copy, internal news items, group communications, and training materials.
This was in conjunction with gathering, collating, and editing content from a range of sources and contributors, along with uploading through a variety of CMS interfaces.
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2013 - 2014
University of Nottingham
MA in Viking and Anglo-Saxon Studies
A Master's degree in English, with history elements, covering Old English and Old Norse language and literature.
My dissertation "The Greed of Dragons: An Investigation into the Association of Avarice and Dragons in Anglo-Saxon Old Norse Narrative Literature" can be read here:
2010 - 2013
University College Cork
BA in Music and English
A Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in Music.
Music modules covered a range of practical and academic topics, with particular emphasis on Film Music, Women in Music, Performance Studies.
English modules covered a wide variety of literary genres with a particular interest in Old English literature, Gothic Fiction, Modernist Poetry, and American Film.