Frank Byrne

Frank Byrne, MA
Academic Director
Dublin Internship Program and Dublin Internship Program (Summer)

N. T. (National Teacher Training), BA (Irish, English and Philosophy), H. Dip. Ed., MA in Culture and Communication Studies. Having spent 38 years as a teacher and 14 of those as the principal of a comprehensive school, Frank Byrne has now embarked on a full-time PhD program. His area of research is the part played by phone-in radio programs in the democratic discourse of modern Ireland. In addition to his career as a teacher, he has also been a freelance radio producer with the national broadcaster, R.T.E., throughout the 80s. He has also written radio drama for children.