Gallagher, Rosie (1970–2003)

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Gallagher, Rosie (1970–2003)

Irish athlete and geophysicist. Name variations: Rosie or Rosemary Stewart. Born Rosemary Gallagher, Feb 19, 1970, in Derry, Northern Ireland; died of cancer, Aug 2003, in Northern Ireland; attended Thornhill College; Leicester University, BSc in Geophysics, 1991; m. Adrian Stewart, 2002.

A geophysicist, was also one of the founding players of the sport of Rugby in Ulster; played for Ulster Women for several years; won 3 Irish rugby union caps in 1999–2000 season; was 33 when she died.