Kristy joined Cumann Staire in the fist year of her M.A. at NUI Galway and attended many events. She was elected to the committee as an Ordinary Committee member in 2010/11. Kristy soon became an indespensible member of the committee helping out with the organisation of guest lecture talks. She was also important for the IHSA conference, playing a vital role.
Kristy comes from Los Angeles, California in the United States. She gradutated with a Bachelor of Arts in Medieval Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she studied medieval Latin and Old English. Kristy is in the second year of her MA in Medieval Studies. Kristy is studying Irish computus, early medieval history and Old Irish language. She can speak Latin, Old English and Old Irish and English.