June comes from Ballintogher, Co. Sligo. In 1998, June was presented with the Young Traditional Musician of the Year award by TG4 (Irish Language T.V. Channel).

A primary school teacher by profession, June has published two flute tutorial books in recent years, Fliúit (2006) and Fliúit 2 (2009).  She has recorded two CDs with Michael Rooney; 'Draíocht' (2004) and 'Land's End' (2006).