Moira's work has been supported by the Arts Council of England, Dublin City Council and Wicklow County Council. Her films have received Best Documentary nominations from the Irish Film and Televison Academy, the Kerry Film Festival and the Boston Irish Film Festival. Over the past twenty years, her work has been screened on RTÉ, BBC, Channel 4, TG4 and at the key film festivals (London, Edinburgh, Berlin, Melbourne, Cork, Galway, Dublin). Recent screenings include the Yokohama Art Museum and the BFI (2016), Tate Modern (2017), Dublin's Lab (2018) Washington DC's National Gallery of Art (2018) and the IFI (2017, 2019).
Moira has a BA (Honours) in Fine Art from Northumbria University, an MA in FIlm and TV Drama from Goldsmiths, University of London and a Practice-based PhD in Social Documentary FIlm from the Technical University Dublin. Her film and television masterclasses and lecturing include the Waterford Institute of Technology, Limerick Institute of Technology, Maynooth University, North Staffordshire University and Birbeck, University of London. She has presented at the Geographers Conference of Ireland (2014, 2016, 2018), Royal Geographic Society International Conference, London (2016) and UCD's Women and The Sea (2016). She has published chapters in Media & The City: Urbanism, Technology and Communication (2013) and Mind the Gap: Working papers on practice-based doctoral research in the creative arts and media (2016).