Maura Garrihy is originally from Ennistymon, Co Clare. She studied Theology and Business Studies in St Patricks College, Maynooth and graduated in 2012. She has been actively engaged in ministry since her mid teens and is extremely passionate about youth evangelisation in the Irish Church. Since graduating in 2012 she has continued to be heavily involved in ministry, including leading a national secondary school retreat team, speaking at Conferences and working in the area of evangelisation and mission. Maura currently works for the Diocese of Galway, Kilmacduagh and Kilfenora as Youth Ministry Director and is based in Galway city.