Laoighseach is a PhD researcher in NUI Galway. Her PhD thesis focuses on modern Irish poetry, the era of the Anthropocene, and the Posthuman. Previously, she worked as Irish Research Council Laureate Scholar on the Republic of Conscience: Human Rights and Modern Irish Poetry project headed by Professor Rióna Ní Fhrighil. She holds a MA in Nua-Ghaeilge and a BA in Gaeilge, History, and Creative Writing from NUI Galway. Her research interests include climate change, nuclear disasters, terrorism, and the Posthuman.