Most of my external engagement takes the form of delivering public lectures to interested groups. In the past I have spoken to organizations such as the Tom and Liam O'Flaherty Society in Galway; the Kildare Public Library in Maynooth; the Bluecoat Arts Centre, Liverpool; the John McGahern Seminar, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim; and the W. B. Yeats Summer School, Sligo.
As an example of my work on Liam O'Flaherty, see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HnzTmZpmptU&t=25)
I am a member of the editorial board at Liverpool University Press.
I was appointed as external examiner for the MA in Anglo-Irish Literature at UCD in 2017 for a 3 year period.
Organisations I have been associated with
- Lecturer and facilitator. ( - )
- American Conference for Irish Studies (Member)
- British Association of Irish Studies (Member)
- National University of Ireland (PhD 2009)