After completing his BA in Literature and Modern Languages at University College Cork, where he received the departmental prize for outstanding achievement, Seán began training as a language and literature teacher. He entered the world of teaching while living in Italy, where he worked as a private tutor for university students in Padua. Seán is a fully certified TEFL instructor and also works as a language teacher in Thu Duc, Ho Chi Minh City. Seán hopes to continue in further education and eventually work as a college professor of English literature in Europe. His passions include sport, music, travel and language learning – and in his free time he can be found on the football pitch or playing music with his friends.