Mary grew up in Templeogue, went to school in Presentation Terenure, and lives in Templeogue. She is married to David and mother to Scarlett. Mary is a practicing Barrister, Law Lecturer, member of two European Task Forces, and together with David, runs a successful consultancy company specialising in Management, HR and Legal Services.
Mary conceived, developed, fundraised and oversaw the building and provision of 55 units of housing and support services for homeless young people, a project costing €15million. As an active community volunteer, Mary has founded outreach services in the community, Christmas Grocery Hampers, Soup Run, has volunteered with FLAC, and currently volunteers working with families to restructure their nances, stay in their homes, negotiating the restoration of tracker mortgages and advocating for compensation.
Mary has been active in Fine Gael all of her life, supporting our TDs and local representatives, serving on Branch and Constituency Committees. She is a former FG Parliamentary Advisor and has written a number of submissions on behalf of FG TDs participating in the Constitutional Convention.
WITH YOUR SUPPORT Mary is determined to be a strong voice for the people in the Rathfarnham and Templeogue local electoral area and to support the excellent work of Colm Brophy TD. As a practicing barrister, educator and having worked extensively as an advocate, Mary is passionately committed to ensuring that the needs of the Rathfarnham and Templeogue communities and their surrounding areas are strongly represented at South Dublin County Council pursuing a just distribution of investment and service.