works with Age and Opportunity, the leading national development organisation improving the quality of life of people aged 50-100+. He develops and delivers programmes on positive ageing, drawing on the arts as a source of inspiration and hope. Previously, he worked as a lecturer in English and Adult Education in All Hallows College/DCU (2004-2016), presenting a range of modules in relation to Literature, Spirituality & the Arts; Creative Writing; Media & Critical Awareness. He completed his doctorate in Philosophy (English) in TCD in 2009, following an M.Phil. in Anglo-Irish Literature (TCD) and B.A. (Mod) in English and Psychology (TCD).