Maura Garrihy, is originally from Ennistymon, Co Clare. She comes from a family of seven and after finishing secondary school she pursued studies in Theology and Business Studies in St Patricks College, Maynooth. She has over ten years experience of working with young people and enabling them to become the person they have been created to be. Her background to date includes leading a national secondary school retreat team for Youth 2000 Ireland, Spirit Radio, Catholic Comment founding member, frequent Speaker at Conferences, ongoing work in the area of evangelisation, formation and mission, Youth Ministry Director for her home Diocese, the Diocese of Galway, Kilmacduagh and Kilfenora, and most recently for the Diocese of Derry. She is excited to be part of this new work in the Lord, Holy Family Mission, and equally excited to be based once more in lovely Munster!