Tomás Ó Murchú

Tomás Ó Murchú a graduate of University College Cork, joined us as the 2007-08 Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant. This semester Tomás teaches Beginning Irish I and runs a weekly language club for undergraduate and graduate students seeking to practice and develop their language skills outside of the classroom. Tomás is taking graduate courses with Professor Breandán Ó Buachalla on the eighteenth-century lament Caoineadh Airt Uí Laoire and studying contemporary Irish poetry with Professor Bríona Nic Dhiarmada, Senior Fulbright Irish-Language Professor. His own scholarly interests are in the Munster dialect and its regional literature.