new “About Me” :)

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I’m Toirdealbhach Ó Lionáird. I’m from Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland. Don’t tell anyone but I lay dubious claim to Skibbereen, Co. Cork as my birthplace.

I write short stories in my spare time but can also be found reading, looking up the meaning of words and writing them down in a notebook, watching t.v. box sets and films.

I’m unapologetically a teacher (deputy principal RAWR!) but you won’t find me forcing my views down your throat. The best thing about the job is the students. Simple as that!

I drink coffee and love grub (too much) but I try to work it off at maybe an intensity that reaches for my champion youth a little too much.

I love being on the move at home and abroad and a little secret I’ll let you into is to get out and meet people. It keeps me right and real. This may be a weBLOG but I prefer the real world.

Languages are my “thing” and I can string together a few words in French, Irish or even in my default English if you rattle my cage for long enough. I’d love to hear from you so follow me on twitter @teaandpeach , here on the blog, or