Bridie was born and raised in the Connemara village of Cornamona located on the northern shores of Lough Corrib and now lives in Galway city. She attended Galway Mayo Institute of Technology and graduated with a B.A (HONS) degree in Fine Art in 2004.
Bridie's work is currently on display at the Trinity Gallery, Dublin. Her work has also been acquired for private collections in Bermuda, California, New York and Philadelphia.
In June/July 2012, Bridie held a solo exhibition of her work in Belfast.