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Piaras Ó Droighneáin

Piaras Ó Droighneáin

Coimeádaí Digiteach/Digital Curator

NUI Galway

Qualifications

BA, MA

DRI Role

Coimeádaí Digiteach/Digital Curator

Research Interests
Irish language cultural heritage. Folklore relating to Ireland’s natural history.
Contact

piaras.odroighneain@nuigalway.ie

Profile

Tá Piaras ag obair faoi láthair mar Choimeádaí Digiteach in Acadamh na hOllscoile Gaeilge, Carna. D’fhreastail sé ar Ollscoil na hÉireann, Gaillimh, áit ar bhain sé céimeanna BA agus MA amach. Tar éis a thréimhse staidéir in OÉG chuaigh sé ag obair le Coláiste na hOllscoile Corcaigh ar an tionscnamh taighde ‘Béaloideas na mBan’ (An Léann Dúchais Leictreonach). Ina dhiaidh sin chaith sé bliain go leith ag obair ar na tionscadail dhigiteacha logainm.ie, ainm.ie, iate.europa.eu agus dúchas.ie le Fiontar in Ollscoil Chathair Bhaile Átha Cliath.

Piaras is currently the Digitial Curator with Acadamh na hOllscoile Gaeilge in Carna. He attended NUIG Galway where he obtained BA and MA degrees. After completing his studies in NUIG he worked with UCC on the research project  ‘Béaloideas na mBan’ (An Léann Dúchais Leictreonach). More recently he was employed with Fiontar in DCU where he worked on the digital projects logainm.ie, ainm.ie, iate.europa.eu, and duchas.ie.