Michael O’hAodain

Michael O’hAodainMichael O’hAodain is a college lecturer at the School of Applied Social Studies at the National University of Ireland, University College Cork, where he is a member of the B.Soc.Sc. (youth & community work) course team. Before joining UCC in 2002, Micheal worked as a Garda, including fifteen years spent in community policing in Cork City. His research interests include:

  • youth work in Ireland;
  • exploring the experiences of older people in suburban community settings; and
  • looking at the experiences of non-traditional students in Third Level Education in Ireland.