O’ROURKE, Con, MAgrSc, PhD, FIBiolI

Editor, copy-editor, proofreader, rewriter

16C Park Lane,
Sandymount,
Dublin 4
t. 01 269 7537
m. 086 886 5464
e. corourke7@eircom.net

Special interests:
Science/popular science in areas of environment, agriculture, food and general biology; public awareness of science (via lectures, demos).

Experience:
Head of technical and scientific publications in Teagasc for fifteen years; editor of two peer-reviewed scientific journals, three books and various technical reports. Author of three books and of chapters in two others.

Work undertaken:
Editing, copy-editing, proofreading, rewriting and reviewing (in English and Irish).

Examples:
Editor: IrJAgric&FdRes and IrJFdRes&Tech.
Author: Diseases of Grasses and Forage legumes – Ireland. An Foras Talúntais, 1976; Nature Guide to the Aran Islands, Lilliput 2006; Dúlra Oileáin Arann, Cois Life. Leabhar na Bliana (Irish-language Book of the Year) Award 2012.