Achievements & Interests

  • Awards: Gaisce (Bronze) 1999, European Computer Driving Licence 1999, St. Michaels Class Merit 1998 and 2001, Keeping Safe Child Protection Awareness 2011, Children’s First 2018, QQI Level 5 in Occupational First Aid 2018.

  • Volunteering: I am currently volunteering with the ISPCC as a Childline service facilitator engaging with children, supporting other volunteers, and contributing to fundraising and advocacy campaigns. I also volunteer with Johnstown Tidy Towns working on community improvement projects and as a mentor with Kells Coder Dojo. I previously worked with Turn2me.org as a moderator for their online services, contributed to the website development and PR activities of the People with Disabilities in Ireland (PWDI), spent time canvassing with Generation Yes and Ireland for Europe during the Lisbon Treaty Referendum, and I was a leader of The Foroige Youth Club in Cabinteely.

  • Sport / Hobbies: I pursued an interest in Archery throughout second level education and I am a past member of the Irish Amateur Archery Association. I have a keen interest in swing dancing and I regularly attend social and charity events including a performance at the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 final in Galway and fundraising events for Enable Ireland.

  • Travelling: I have travelled extensively throughout Central and Eastern Europe. I enjoy experiencing new cultures and adapting to new environments.