Finola is a local business woman in the drapery business and a native of Carrick-on-Shannon. Finola received a diploma in Religious Education from the Mater Dei Institute of Education and is also a trained teacher. A marriage councillor with Accord, she is married to Pascal and they have four grown children.
Finola is very involved in the local community. She is a member of the Tidy Towns, and as a group they have managed to secure three gold medals. She has been treasurer on the Board of Management of St Mary’s Boys school. She takes great pride in her local area and carries enthusiasm for raising local issues. She is committed to representing the people of her local electoral area to the best of her ability. She is determined, strong and is dedicated to securing funding to revitalise Carrick Town Centre. She is also interested in the economic regeneration of the area and will strive to take action to promote business development and also to protect existing businesses to counteract challenges such as empty town centre premises.
Finola was elected as Cathaoirleach of Leitrim County Council for 2017-18.