As an undergraduate at NUI Galway, Nell studied Spanish and Irish Studies, undertaking an internship with the Tim Robinson Archive and spending a semester abroad in Mexico City. During her Masters in Cultural History at Utrecht University, The Netherlands, Nell pursued her interest in Irish-Latin American Studies and wrote her postgraduate thesis on a mid-twentieth century Irish mission in Peru. After graduating, Nell worked in Marketing for a community theatre in Seville, Spain.
In her spare time, Nell can be found exploring every boreen along the Wild Atlantic Way or brushing up on her traditional Irish music skills. Always at the ready to spark up a conversation in English, Irish or Spanish, Nell is a keen cultural ambassador and eager to share all her knowledge about the West of Ireland with everyone who visits Kylemore.