Paralympic swimmer who dominated the 2013 IPC World Championships and the 2014 IPC European Championships, winning four gold medals at each. She has also found success at the Paralympic Games, winning silver in four events at the 2012 Games.
She was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at age seventeen.
She set a world record in the 4×100 meter medley relay at the 2011 IPC European Championships with a time of 4:52.40.
She married Adrian McHugh.
She and fellow swimmer Sophie Pascoe both won medals at the 2012 Paralympic Games.