Jean Mercereau

Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, Universidade do Minho, Portugal

Jean Mercereau completed his doctoral thesis in 2002 at La Sorbonne University (Paris) on “The Evolution and Characteristics of an Irish Newspaper of Record: the Irish Times 1859-1999”. Since then, he has given papers and published various articles about the press of the Republic of Ireland. He is presently teaching English at the Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão in Leiria, Portugal, and is a researcher in the area of Irish culture at the University of Minho in Braga, Portugal, with a project entitled: “De Valera’s Ireland and Salazar’s Portugal: Irish newspapers and the Portuguese Estado Novo, 1928-1974”.