Professor of English and Irish Studies at the University of Limerick. Author of Enlightenment in Ruins: The Geographies of Oliver Goldsmith (Bucknell University Press, 2013, pbk 2015). Editor of The Selected Works of Thomas Dermody (Field Day, 2012) and The Collected Poems of Laurence Whyte (Bucknell UP, 2016). A new Cambridge edition of the letters of Oliver Goldsmith, co-edited with David O’Shaughnessy of Trinity College Dublin, was published in 2018. Currently editing a volume of Goldsmith’s poetry, as part of a multi-volume Cambridge UP edition of Goldsmith’s works.