Áine Gallagher is a social scientist with a masters in Health Promotion, working in community engagement at NUI Galway. She is the coordinator of Bright Club Ireland, a national initiative which trains academics to perform comedy to discuss their research. She is also a professional comedian with performances at major international and national festivals including the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Kilkenny Cat Laughs and Vodafone Comedy Festival. With her unique deadpan style, Áine paves the way for how comedy and education can overlap, focusing on her areas of interest namely; social inclusion and promotion of the Irish language.
Find out more about Áine on Twitter: @AineGallagher3