Marie grew up in a small village in County Roscommon. When Marie finished school, she decided to make the move to Galway City where she studied Commerce at NUI Galway, specialising in Human Resource Management. During her time at university, she spent her weekends working as a waitress in a hotel in Athlone. After three years of studying, Marie was delighted when she was given the opportunity to work with Hillwalk Tours.
As a HR and Finance Administrator, Marie is one of the first points of contact for day to day HR and finance queries. Marie works with her manager Eimear to ensure that our employees are happy at work. She enjoys planning and coordinating our company outings and health and wellness events. Marie also assists with the recruitment process and on-boarding of new team members. Alongside her colleague Katalin, Marie enjoys ensuring that the finance department delivers an excellent level of service to our suppliers by processing supplier payments in advance of the customer’s tour and answering any of their payment questions.
Marie is a GAA fanatic! She was an active member of both Ladies Football and Camogie with her local club. Having competed at all levels, she has received many county medals. Marie enjoys many outdoor activities, from cycling to walking her dogs in the beautiful countryside at the weekends. Marie is a travel enthusiast and enjoys the regular weekend city break away! Marie spent 3 weeks travelling around Europe in 2017, since then she has continued her travels around the continent! She is excited to see what different parts of the world have to offer!