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Week of Launches


Finlay Volvo had a very busy week last week attending two very exciting launches.

The first was held in Killashee House Hotel for The Currgah Racecourse’s launch of their Summer Season Racing Programme and Killashee Irish Tatler Style Icon. The proud partnership between Finlay Volvo & The Currgah Racecourse allowed Finlay Volvo to showcase some of our own stylish Volvo’s.

Although the night was about launching the competition for the Style Icon at The Currgah, we think the Volvo’s give them all a run for their money. Both an XC90 & XC60 were proudly parked at the red carpet entrance of the launch evening. As you can see the two vehicles looked amazing parked in front of the picturesque Killashee House Hotel.

Volvo - Killashee

The second launch of the week for Finlay Volvo was very exciting for us, it was the launch of the Volvo S90.

This highly [...]

Collage balmoral

This week we were busy getting set up for a big week at Balmoral Show, Northern Irelands largest agricultural event. The Balmoral show is fantastic event for the whole family to enjoy, with a huge timetable of events on every day you can be sure none of the family will be bored.

Finlay Equi-Trek horse boxes are proud to be apart of this event again this year. We are delighted to sponsor the SJ3 1.35m national show jumping class. Also so as everyone gets to have a up close and personal view of the horse boxes we have 4 vehicles on display for the duration of the event. Jonathan will be on hand at the trade stand to answer any questions or queries you may have about these superb vehicles.

Balmoral is [...]

Tour de Foothills Event 2016

NCC successful event in aid of Saplings


This year marks the 3rd year of our proud partnership with Naas Cycling Club. One of NCC many charity events ‘Tour de Foothills’ took place this Sunday 10/4/16.

We had the pleasure of hosting this event in our showrooms here in Naas. Helping out charity events such as this is something we are very fond of and try to do as much as we possibly can.  The NCC Tour de Foothills was an opportunity for all cyclists to enjoy a day in the saddle while taking in all the scenery of the Wicklow Foothills with a 110km or 65km route. All proceeds of the event went directly to Saplings School for Children with Autism & Special Needs, Kill, Co. Kildare. The event was an outstanding success with 500+ cyclists taking to the saddle in aid of this very worthy cause. Luckily the weather did not put off the 500+ selfless cyclists who braved the [...]


Can anyone believe it is almost April? Finlay Motor Group certainly cannot! These last few months have really flown in. April see’s the end of Quarter 1 of 2016 and the beginning of Quarter 2.

This last quarter has been an absolute great one for us all here in Finlay Motor Group.  Already 2016 has seen some of Finlay Motor Groups biggest achievements to date. Here is a little snapshot of our proudest moments this quarter.

  1. Official Car partner of Curragh Racecourse – This is a deal we are very proud of as both organisations have a long standing history in the county of Kildare & being able to associate our Volvo brand with such a great organisation is an honour to Finlay’s.Curragh
  2. Being shortlisted for 2 SIMI awards – This was our first year to enter [...]


All the staff at Finlay Motor Group would like to take this opportunity to wish each and every one of our customers and their families a very happy St.Patricks Day. 

We will be closed tomorrow 17th for the celebrations and re-open as normal Friday and Saturday.

Hope to see you all soon :)

St.Patricks Day

SIMI Awards 2016 ‘Franchised Sales Operation of the Year’

Finlay Motor Groups 80th year in business has been marked by achieving the highest accolade in the Irish motor industry by being voted the Best Franchised Dealer in Ireland at the SIMI.



Finlay Motor Group based in M7 Motor Park, Naas, Co. Kildare has been named as ‘Franchised Sales Operation of the Year’ at the SIMI Irish Motor Industry Awards. The accolade was announced by RTE presenter Des Cahill at a glittering ceremony at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Dublin on Thursday 18th February in front of over 700 of the Motor Industry’s senior figures and guests in attendance.

The awards now in their sixth year honored those businesses that have demonstrated excellence and best practice in their Industry over the last 12 months. Open to all sectors of the Irish Motor Industry with nine award categories in total.

Finlay Motor Group is a family run business who has been serving the motorists of Kildare and surrounding areas since 1936. This year marks Finlay’s 80th year in business [...]




SIMI Awards 2016


Finlay Motor Group has been nominated for both Franchised Dealer Categories at this year’s prestigious SIMI 2016 annual motor industry awards, due to take place next week.

The SIMI awards celebrate the best practice in the Irish Motor Industry, acknowledging the hard work and successful achievements of SIMI members. Celebrating everything that is good about the automotive trade, the awards are open to the widest possible cross-section of the Irish motor industry.

The two shortlisted categories for which Finlay Motor Group have been nominated are:

    This isawarded to the best franchised car retailer, one that is able to show evidence of a high quality sales function, exemplary customer service and an innovative approach to business.
    This award [...]

Naas Cycling Club Tour De Foothills

Supporting Saplings School


This year marks our third year sponsorship of Naas Cycling Club. We have had a great association with the club and look forward to another great year as their proud sponsors.

Naas Cycling club have just launched their event ‘Tour de Foothills’, this event will be hosted by ourselves here in Finlay Motor Group. It is a great event and all proceeds go to a wonderful charity. Saplings School are an independent non-profit Naas cycling club Tour de Foothillsorganisation, Saplings are co-educational specialist schools, providing quality education for pupils with autism and complex needs.

The money raised from this event is going directly to purchase special educational equipment for Saplings School.

We hope they event is very successful and raises as much money as possible for such a deserving charity. You can register for this event online at

Finlay Volvo agree partnership with Curragh Racecourse

Finlay Volvo agree partnership with Curragh Racecourse

The Curragh Racecourse has agreed a new partnership with Finlay Volvo to be their official car partner for 2016.  Details were announced at the Curragh based stables of Michael O’Callaghan who helped launched the partnership with his Classic race contender Blue De Vega.

The agreement will see the display of Volvo cars throughout the enclosure on race days, to include the recently launched XC90 and the new S90 which is due to be unveiled in Ireland this summer.

A variety of other marketing and promotional initiatives will be put in place as part of the agreement. This will include the inaugural running of the Finlay Volvo Handicap to take place during the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Festival in June and an exclusive offer available to anyone purchasing a Volvo from now until 31st March to receive a pair of complimentary Curragh Racecourse 2016 Memberships valued at 350 euro.

Gary Finlay, Sales Director of Finlay [...]


Here at Finlay Motor Group we cater for all car needs including businesses. Finlay’s was appointed Commercial Vehicle Specialists by Ford Ireland in October 2014. This award is one that we take very seriously. 161 vehicle sales were not only on passenger cars, there were also a lot of commercial vehicles being handed over in this busy period. Ford has a wide range of commercial vehicles so as to cater to every type of requirement.

Here in FInlays we have a lot of experience with businesses and their motoring needs. Whether it is a small or large fleet, we make sure to provide each with the best solution for their motoring needs.


There has been a lot of 161 fleets leave FInlays in the last couple of weeks. Picture attached is just one of the [...]

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