Writers @ Write by the Sea

Séamus Ó Diollúin

Originally from Co. Limerick, Séamus Ó Diollúin graduated with a PhD from Mary Immaculate College (University of Limerick) in 2008. His main research interests lie in the Irish language of the 19th Century, particularly among Irish communities outside of Ireland. He moved to Dublin in 2008 where he taught for a period at St Patrick’s College Drumcondra. Dr Ó Diollúin has been working at WIT since September 2009 where he was the first Irish language lecturer on the BA Arts (Hons) programme. He has given lectures and classes in Ireland, the UK, Poland and the US. Dr Ó Diollúin is Programme Leader for the Higher Certificate in Business (in Tourism) and continues to lecture in Irish language, literature and culture. He has published his research in many academic journals. His most recent article, ‘Mícheál Callánach Ó Séaghdha (1812-1901)’ was published in Litríocht na Gaeilge ar fud an Domhain Imleabhar 1 in 2016.