Aoife O'Leary


Name: Aoife O'Leary

Position at Castel: English Language Teacher

University/College:  University College, Cork, and Australian Teacher Training Centre

What is your area of expertise within ELT? English for Academic Purposes

What do you like to do in your free time? Lots of different things. I play Gaelic football with my local ladies team. I love reading and I write the occasional story too. Whenever I can, I like to travel, be it in Ireland or abroad.

If you could live in any country in the world, which one would it be?  Why? Apart from Ireland, I would love to live in America, specifically in New York. There’s a buzz there that you won’t find in any other city in the world. 

What do you love most about your job? Every day is different and you get to meet lots of fantastic people.

What is your favourite English word? Superfluous