Mary-Alice first completed a degree in BSc Athletic Therapy and Training from DCU in 2012. As part of this degree she travelled to America and worked with the East Stroudsburg University teams in Pennsylvania including the American football team, swimmers, baseball players and runners. She has a keen interest in sports injuries and getting athletes back to playing sport after injury.  She has been working with various sports teams since then, including Buffers Alley GAA and Camogie teams, Oulart The Ballagh Camogie, Wexford Senior Camogie, Gorey Ladies RFC and Wexford Minor Football. 

In 2016 she returned to college to complete a second degree in BSc Physiotherapy from UCD. She is qualified in Dry Needling and also a qualified Pilates Instructor. She is a current member of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists and is CORU Registered.

While studying in UCD she completed placements in musculoskeletal physiotherapy, in-patient orthopaedics, medical and surgical respiratory, neurology and mixed rehabilitation. After graduating Mary-Alice started work as a Community Physiotherapist in Tallaght managing a mixed caseload including orthopaedics, neurology and musculoskeletal injuries. 

When she’s not working Mary-Alice enjoys playing Camogie for her club Buffers Alley and also plays the button accordion and concertina.