Dr. Mackey graduated from The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 1992. She completed 9 years of Obstetrics and Gynaecology training. She was admitted as a member of the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 2000. As part of her training she completed three years of research in Sydney, Australia in the area of the menopause. From 2001 to 2005 Rachel worked in the Womens Medical Clinic in Blackrock, combining womens health with aspects of general practice. Dr Mackey opened the unique Womens Health Clinic in May 2007 in the Dun Laoghaire area, offering a wide range of services using her extensive obstetric and gynaecological expertise.