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Our Irish Translators

At the heart of Snasta is a small core team of language experts. On larger projects we team up with a group of trusted and highly qualified partners.

James Pelow, B.A. (Mod) (TCD), H.Dip. (NUIG), MITIA, Foras na Gaeilge Accredited

Owner, Translator, Proofreader, Editor

James Pelow, the founder of Snasta, has extensive translation experience and has been translating on a professional basis since 2008. Educated at Glenageary/Killiney National School and Newpark School, Blackrock, James read Early and Modern Irish at the University of Dublin, Trinity College, and subsequently completed a Postgraduate H.Dip. in Irish Language Translation Studies at NUI Galway.

He has translated a vast array of documents, signage, websites, software and advertisements for private companies and public bodies alike, including the Health Information and Quality Authority, the Health Service Executive, an Garda Síochána, the Road Safety Authority, the Department of Transport, Revenue, Samsung and Microsoft.

As well as his work in the Irish translation sector, James has also worked in web and graphic design sectors, and in Enterprise Systems and Technology Finance in AIB Group.

In 2009, James developed MacLitriú, the only Irish Spelling Checker for Mac OS X, which is available on this site. James is currently a trustee of Club Chonradh na Gaeilge on Harcourt Street in Dublin.

Alba Molinero Vigara, B.A. (University of Córdoba)

Business Development Manager, Project Manager

Alba has a degree in Translation and Interpretation from the University of Córdoba in Spain. She also spent time studying in the universities in Metz, France and in Tunis, Tunisia.

Her advanced knowledge of English, French, Italian and Arabic allowed her to pursue a career in International Trade, where she soon became an expert in international goods exchange and sales. She has worked in various roles, including regional sales manager for one of the largest companies in the construction sector, which gave her extensive knowledge of customer management and business development.

In mid 2015 she made the decision to relocate to Dublin to seek a job in which she could utilize both her education as a translator and her experience in international business.

Alba started as Snasta’s Business Development Manager in June 2016.