Fiona studied Law and Politics at NUIG where she received the Presidents Award for attaining first place in both subjects, in her final year. She has an MSc in Communications, Advertising, and Marketing.
She brings with her a wealth of experience from the private sector – where she ran her own company Privateseller.ie for ten years , the public sector – where she trained and worked as a nurse, and more recently as an elected representative with Kildare County Council for the last 5 years, and from the voluntary sector – where she was Corporate Marketing manager for Cerebral Palsy Ireland with responsibility for the rebranding of Cerebral Ireland as Enable Ireland.
Fiona is married to Bernard a popular GP at Moorefield Medical Centre. Her family are deeply involved in sports in the community including Sarsfields GAA, Newbridge United, Newbridge Rugby, and Setanta Boxing Club