Nickname: Macker

Hometown: Malahide, Dublin

Occupation/study: Primary School Teacher/ Research and Masters in Business and Entrepreneurship

Biggest professional achievement: Achieving a first-class honour in my recently completed Masters

Favourite Irish slang word and meaning: Going hatchet (celebrating a win really well)

Favourite Australian slang word: Oath – urban dictionary has been used a lot when messaging the girls and staff

First thing that comes to mind when you think of Australia: Warmer weather

Pre-game superstitions or routines whilst playing Gaelic football: Dip in the cold Irish Sea the night before a game

Favourite meal the night before a game: Rice stir-fry

Three apps you could’ve live without: WhatsApp and Google maps

Favourite emoji: Monkey faces!

Favourite animal and why: Elephants, because they are chilled but powerful

Favourite holiday destination: Cape Town, soon to be Melbourne

The most famous person you have met: Paul O’Connell

The most famous person you would like to meet: J.K. Rowling

Dream place to live in the world: Undecided

The funniest/weirdest thing that has happened to you: ??

Hidden talent: Not knowing the words to a single song (but making my own version and singing along anyway)

Best advice you have ever received: Take risks and push yourself out of your comfort zone

Guilty pleasure: Golden Crisp (Irish Chocolate bar)