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Alan Barr - Church of Ireland. Omagh, Tyrone, GB

Alan Barr

Rector | Church of Ireland


Rector, Author and Local historian living in Northren Ireland


I started my working life in The Bacteriology Labs in a busy Belfast Hospital. After nine years of traing and working in a sicentific environment I moved to Work as an evangelsit in the Anglican Church in the UK. I worked in Northren ireland, England and Ireland.
After 20 years as an Evangelsit I went to Trinity College, Dunblin where I obtained a degree in Theology. I was ordained as an Anglican Minister by the ArchBishop of Dublin in 2007.
I am now the Rector of two small parishes in Rural Northern ireland. I am married and have two teenage daughters.

Industry Expertise (2)

Writing and Editing

Religious Institutions

Areas of Expertise (3)



Christianity and Science

Accomplishments (1)

The Right Yoke (professional)


My Book is a how to book for Christian Pastors and ministers. It covers topics like setting up an office, keeping healthy and stress free and enjoying both work and family life. I published this book as an ebook and as a print book using free and paid for Internet services such a Elance for editors, Lulu for free print publishing and Smashwords for free ebook publishing.

Education (2)

Trinity College Dublin: B.Th, Theology 2007

I am 52, I was a mature Student, beginning my degree in my mid 40's

Ulster Polytechnic: HNC, Medical Laboratory Science (Bacteriology) 1982

Sample Talks (1)

How can I write and publish a book.

I go through the process of writing a factual or fiction book. I start with what you need (access to a computer and the Internet). I look at the right programme to use, how to get your work edited, formatted and published. I also look at marketing strategies. Most of the resources I point people to are free, some require a small outlay.



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