Association of Freelances, Editors Proofreaders and Indexers – Ireland
National Union of Journalists
Teaching Council of Ireland
M Phil, Creative Writing, Trinity College Dublin, 2006
M Phil, Women’s Studies, Trinity College Dublin, 1992
BA, Philosophy and English, UCD 1978
Diploma in Education, UCD, 1979
Basic German and French
I have worked as a journalist since 1990 in all areas of print journalism. Newspapers include The Irish Times, Irish Press Newspapers, Sunday Business Post, the RTE Guide and, most recently, Dublin Gazette Newspapers and the Phoenix Magazine. I was an assistant editor in women’s publisher Attic Press, now subsumed into Cork University Press.
Proofreading; indexing; copy-editing; fiction editing; business editing
Creative writing; women’s issues; education; current affairs.
As a freelance copyeditor I’ve worked for the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland; National Council for Special Education; Combat Poverty; the IFPA; Cluid; the Well Woman Centre; Community Workers Co-op; Pavee Point; Banulacht; the Courts Service of Ireland, Arlen House and others.
Examples of work undertaken
Editing / Proofreading
Encouragements Towards Awakening in Daily Life by Bhante Bodhidhamma 2020: Satipanya Trust, Shropshire
National Return to Midwifery Practice: Competence Assessment Tool 2019: Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland
Consultation Report: The National Clinical Learning Environment Guideline and Audit Tools 2019: Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland
Annual Report 2019: National Council for Special Education
Annual Report 2018: National Council for Special Education
A Century of Progress? Irish Women Reflect. 2016: Arlen House (index);
Ireland and Quebec: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on History, Culture and Society 2016: Four Courts Press (index).