Aoife Hughes joined the Woodrow Staff in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. She has fitted in with the team and produced work of high standards, despite not yet having a chance to sit at her office desk in Sligo nor meet her colleagues face to face! She graduated top of her class with a first-class honours BSc (Hons) in Environmental Science at National University of Ireland, Galway . She is a graduand of an MSc. by Research on single-use plastics in University College Cork.
She has been involved in various voluntary ecology-related projects including sustainable farming initiatives, rare plant monitoring and plankton identification. ‘Aoife loves pulling on her walking boots and heading out hiking or climbing, and volunteered for Mountaineering Clubs in Cork and Galway. We hope it won’t be long before she gets a chance to venture up Ben Bulben.