Eileen has won the Irish Ceramics Award 2019 at Sculpture in Context at the National Botanic Gardens Dublin.

Eileen studied ceramics in Limerick school of Art and Design and graduated in 1983. Her sculptural pieces are inspired by the landscape where she lives in West Waterford. In 2013 she won an Award from Mill Cove Gallery and in 2014 she won the Irish Ceramics Awards.