Rory "Finn" Finnigan is a fictional character from the British Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks, played by James Redmond. He first appeared in 1997 before leaving in 2002, after playing the character for 5 years. He left to return to his previous life before his time in Hollyoaks village. Finn returned for the sixth series of Hollyoaks Later.



Finn arrived in Hollyoaks when Tony Hutchinson discovered a supposed vagrant sleeping in Jambo's old shed. Little did Tony realise that this philosophical, free-spirited charmer would become one of his closest friends. Immediately, Tony went on a mission to have Finn evicted from the shed, beginning a comical rivalry that would continue throughout Finn's time in the village.

Hollyoaks Later 2013 ReturnEdit

Finn returned in 2013 for series six of Hollyoaks: Later in which he, Tony, Harry Thompson and Dom Reilly go to Spain to attend Dom's wedding and embark on crazy adventures and run foul of a gangster known as The White Man. Kurt Benson also appeared as visions in Tony's mind

2015 Day ReturnEdit

Finn returns for Tony and Diane O'Connor's renewal of vows. He is not seen again after.

December 2017-March 2018Edit

In December 2017, Finn returns to help Diane who is worried about Tony's mental health, later, he takes a drunken Cindy Cunningham home.

In February 2018,Finn returns and tries to buy the restaurant with Tony but is shocked to find out that Tony has brought the restaurant with other villagers and never asked Finn.

Finn catches up with Luke Morgan and gives Tony a present of an old newspaper of the restaurant years ago.Finn decides to enter business with Cindy instead but they don't have the money.

Cindy robs 10,000 Off Tom and puts it on a dog but it fails to win.Milo tracks the ip address for Tom and blames Finn for taking the money.

Milo wants to get rid of Finn as Finn doesn't like him. Cindy admits to Finn that she took the momey but Finn still takes the blame. He promises to pay Tom back and after saying goodbye to Tony, Finn leaves for Margate.

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