Marie has been a player, referee and a long serving administrator at club, county, provincial and national levels. In 1969 Marie helped reform Sarsfields Camogie Club and is currently its Vice President. She is the proud holder of two Ashbourne Cup Medals from the 1970s.
Off the field Marie refereed all grades of camogie in her native Cork and was also a selector to many county camogie teams in the 1980s and 90s and Vice Chair of Cork Camogie Board 1988-90..
Marie is currently Registrar of Munster Council, acts as Munster’s delegate to Ard Chomhairle; she is current Secretary of Ard Chomhairle and she also served as National Vice President and Munster Chairperson on two different occasions from 1996-1998 and 2000-2004.
Marie is highly regarded for her tireless work and appreciated for her ability to raise the spirits of those around her; her tact, judgement and decision making and her lifelong commitment to our game.
Marie is a deserving recipient of the Síghle Nic an Ultaigh Award