Eamonn joined the ESRI as a Research Assistant in March 2020. He completed his PhD. in Education in Dublin City University. His doctoral research focused on an academic enrichment programme for high ability students attending DEIS schools in North Dublin. He previously worked with the Centre for Talented Youth, Ireland in DCU on designing and running programmes for high ability children and teenagers. He also holds a BA in English Literature & History and an M.Phil in Popular Literature, both from Trinity College, Dublin.