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Ernest Purvis


Ernest works freelance as the Communications Assistant to DaDaFest’s Artistic Director, Ruth Gould. He previously worked in politics in Northern Ireland and relocated to Liverpool in 2017 to focus on his PhD at the Institute of Irish Studies (University of Liverpool).

He enjoys learning about communities and culture and he has spent several years living and working outside the UK. In 2014, he graduated from Queen’s University Belfast with First Class Honours in International Politics, Conflict Studies and Spanish - having also spent a year teaching English in Mexico.

An avid explorer, Ernest spent two years travelling and working in Australia and New Zealand after graduating, before returning to the UK in 2016. When he is not working or studying, you will find him watching football or out and about with his partner Lily.

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