Damian Mac Con Uladh was born in 1974 in Ireland. He holds a BA in history and German from the National University of Ireland (NUI) Galway and an MA in history from the same university.
n 2005 he received his PhD from University College London, where he completed a thesis on foreign workers and students in East Germany from 1949 to 1990. In 2004 he moved to Greece, where he is now a journalist and editor, working on the Athens News (2008–2013), Eleftherotypia (2013–14) and The Irish Times (2011–present). He has been the language editor of Historein since 2005.