Olga Balaeva is an English language teacher living in Dublin. Born in Moscow in 1989, she completed a Bachelor s Degree in European Languages and Literature at Moscow State University, which was followed by a Master s Degree in English Language at Oxford University. The focus of her studies was on bilingualism in Ireland. Olga is a member of the Conradh na Gaeilge Irish language conversation group. She also holds a TEG certificate in Irish (B1) from Maynooth University.