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Reader in Irish Literature, Oxford Brookes University

Eóin's research interests are in cultures and communities and global responsibility. This is primarily in the fields of Irish Studies, including contemporary Irish poetry, Irish fiction and Irish visual culture; he also pursues research in the areas of postcolonial studies and ecocriticism, and has published widely on their relationships with contemporary Irish culture. He is currently the Director of the Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre and the Book Reviews Editor for 'Utopian Studies'.


  • 2007–present
    Reader in Irish Literature, Oxford Brookes University


  • 2004 
    University of Limerick, PhD in English Literature
  • 2000 
    NUI Galway, Master of Arts in Culture and Colonialism


  • 2011
    Colum McCann and the Aesthetics of Redemption,
  • 2009
    Ireland and Postcolonial Studies,
  • 2006
    Versions of Ireland: Empire, Modernity and Resistance in Irish Culture,