Former sprint hurdler who took home gold in the 60 meter hurdles at the 2006 World Indoor Championships. Upon doing so, she became the first Irish woman ever to win an indoor world athletics title.
She attended University College, Dublin on scholarship from 2000 to 2004.
She set Irish records in the outdoor 100 meter hurdles and the indoor 60 meter hurdles.
She married Olympic sailor Peter O'Leary in 2003.
She and Lolo Jones are both World Indoor Champions in the women's 60 meter hurdles.