FINNEGAN, Rachel, BA Hons., PhD.

Editor, copy-editor, proofreader

The Old Parochial House
Ardclone
Piltown
Co. Kilkenny

e: rachel@irishacademicediting.ie  rachelfinnegan@gmail.com
web: www.irishacademicediting.ie

Languages: Latin, Classical Greek.

Professional Memberships: Intermediate Member, Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP).

Special Interests: Classics/classical studies, history, archaeology, art history, fine art.

Work undertaken: Substantive editing, copy-editing, proofreading, assisting authors in producing self-published books.

Experience: Four years as an academic administrator (Royal Irish Academy); twenty years as a lecturer in Arts & Heritage Management (WIT); self-published author (Pococke Press); freelance editor since 2015.

Recent training: Diploma in Proofreading and Editing (College of Media and Publishing, 2015); Certificate in Referencing (SfEP, 2016); Progress in Editorial Skills (Publishing Training Centre, 2017).

Examples:
Straw, Hay & Rushes in Irish Folk Tradition (Irish Academic Press, 2015); Viking Dublin: The Woodquay Excavations (Irish Academic Press, 2015); A 1916 Fingallian Rebel (Garranbane Press, 2016); Nun’s Cross Church, Co. Wicklow and its Treasures 1817–2017 (Killiskey Select Vestry, 2016); A God-given Vision for a Purpose-filled Life (Xulon Press, 2016); Online Law for Journalists: A Practical Guide for Anyone Who Publishes on the Internet (Clean Copy Publishing, 2016); The Poetry of Vision: Rosc 1967–1988 (Irish Academic Press, 2016); Government and Politics in Ireland (Colourpoint Educational Books, 2016); Humanitarian Subsidiarity: A New Principle? (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016); The Idea of the PhD: The doctorate in the 21st Century Imagination (Routledge, 2017); Ludvig Holberg, 1684–1754 (Routledge, 2017); The Chief Butlers of Ireland and the House of Ormond: An Illustrated Genealogical Guide (Irish Academic Press, 2017); The Ludi Saeculares of Septimius Severus (Routledge, 2017); Health Policy in a Time of Crisis (Routledge, 2017); The Routledge Companion to Strabo (Routledge, 2017); Abbeyleix: An Irish Home and its Demesne (Churchill House Press, 2017); Irish Ceramics at Churchill (Churchill House Press, 2017).