Marcella is a former member of Offaly County Council serving from 1999-2009. She has chaired the Midlands Regional Authority (2006). Marcella was a Director of West Offaly Enterprise Fund Ltd and a member of the West Offaly Community Forum. She is also a Chairperson of Birr Theatre and Arts Centre.
Some other facts on Marcella: Marcella has two children, Evan 21 and Rebecca 17. She enjoys going to the theatre and her favourite playwright is Martin McDonagh. Marcella enjoys playing trivial pursuit with her family. Her favourite TV programme is The West Wing.