Piaras Mac Éinrí

Piaras_McEPiaras Mac Éinrí is lecturer in Migration Studies in the Department of Geography, University College Cork.

He was Principal Investigator for the Emigre project in 2012/2013, a major Irish Research Council funded study of current emigration from Ireland. Between 1997 and 2003 he was Director of the Irish Centre for Migration Studies at UCC.

He has published, lectured and broadcast widely on migration-related issues and has served on the boards of a number of voluntary organizations working with migrants. He previously served with the Department of Foreign Affairs, with postings in Brussels, Beirut and Paris.