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IT Carlow Tutor Publishes Business Textbook for Leaving Cert Students

04/03/2020 10:16:00

IT Carlow Tutor Publishes Business Textbook for Leaving Cert StudentsLyn Byrne, an academic writing tutor at Institute of Technology Carlow and graduate of the college, has become the first female author of a business textbook for Leaving Certificate students.

Business for Success Leaving Certificate is a post-primary textbook for senior cycle students, published by Gill Education. It is due to be published this month and will be available in all bookshops serving post-primary schools. 

“I met a Gill commissioning editor in another capacity and she suggested I send in a proposal for a business book given my 20 years’ teaching experience, my industry experience working for multinational companies and flair for writing, and this led to Business for Success Leaving Certificate which will be published this month”, said Lyn.

Originally from Carlow, Lyn lived in Wexford and Wicklow as a child and teenager. She graduated from Institute of Technology Carlow with a first-class honours’ degree in Business with French and has over twenty years’ professional teaching experience in post-primary and third-level education, including Saint Leo’s in Carlow and Gorey Adult Education, Wexford.  She taught business and English at Institute of Technology Carlow for eight years and is currently an academic writing tutor, providing academic writing support to students at all levels. 

Lyn has also worked as a freelance journalist for KCLR96FM and as a freelance print journalist. Her short stories and poetry have been published in The Blue Nib Magazine, The Bohemyth and UCD’s HCE Review.