European Paraswimmimg Champion 2018. Paralympic Games Medallist 2016
Three Time Paralympian: 23-year-old native of Clontarf, Dublin is a three-time Paralympic Swimmer. Ireland’s youngest Paralympic athlete at 13, when she swam in the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games making the final in the 100m breaststroke.
Medal Haul: Claimed bronze in the 100m breaststroke at the Rio Paralympic Games, 2016. Won the breaststroke and secured bronze in the 200m Individual Medley at the 2018 European Paraswimmimg Championships. The Dubliner is also a multiply World medallist winning three bronze medals in total.
Voice for Disability: A strong voice for Paralympic Sport she also advocates for greater visibility of disability across all mediums. Columnist with the Irish Times Platform, a new weekly column by writers with a disability. She also delivers a key note speech on positive body image.
Foodie & Fashionista: Studying Culinary Entrepreneurship in DIT, Ellen has a passion for healthy food and is a mean baker too! Loves style & fashion and is still on the hunt for the ultimate waterproof mascara.