Mary is the daughter of the late Mary Lucey, the founder of Darraglynn Nursing Home. Mary has over 35 years in General Nursing, A/E nursing, Gynaecology, Surgery, and 15 years as a clinical Nurse Specialist in Tissue Viability. In 2003 Mary worked in St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne Australia specializing in Neuroscience. Mary was Assistant Director of Nursing in the South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital. Mary and has many years experience in the Gerontology in Darraglynn Nursing Home.