Íde B. O'Carroll, PhD is a social researcher and writer who lives in Amherst, Massachusetts (USA), and summers in Lismore, Waterford (Ireland).
As a consultant researcher (O'Carroll Associates International Consulting) she worked for many years on some of the key social change issues in Ireland and America.
In 2014, she wound up her consultancy firm in order to concentrate on writing.
In 2013, she became a Visiting Scholar at Ireland House, New York University. Her non-fiction writing now explores matters relating to the Irish Diaspora, in particular Irish-US migration.
In 2015, she published a revised twenty-fifth anniversary edition of her book Models for Movers: Irish Women's Emigration to America (Cork University Press).
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