Noel Coonan TD

Noel Coonan TD was elected to the 31st Dáil in February 2011. Noel has been given the role of Vice Chairperson of the Oireachtas Committee on Environment, Culture and the Gaeltacht.

In the previous 30th Dáil, Noel was Fine Gael’s Deputy Spokesperson on Agriculture with Special Responsibility for Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) Reform.

Noel is President of the Collins22 Society and is deeply involved in extending the influence of Michael Collins by promoting his life, his workings and his ethos which he bestowed on the Irish people.


Noel was elected to Seanad Éireann (Cultural and Educational Panel) in July 2002. He was Fine Gael’s Spokesperson on Agriculture and Food in the Upper House.

1991: Elected Tipperary North County Council
1994: Elected Templemore UDC
1999: Re-elected Tipperary North County Council
1999: Re-elected Templemore UDC
2002: Elected to Seanad Éireann (Cultural and Educational Panel)
2007: Elected to Dáil Éireann
2011: Re-Elected to Dáil Eireann


Continued focus needed to drive job growth in Tipperary - Coonan

Fine Gael TD for Tipperary, Noel Coonan, has said that a drop of almost 13% in the Live Register in Tipperary since the launch of the Action Plan for Jobs in 2012 is an indication of steady growth, but continued focus is needed to drive the recovery forward in this area.

94% of GPs in South Tipperary now signed up for free under 6s GP care - Coonan

Fine Gael TD for Tipperary, Noel Coonan has said that following a slow start, 94% of GPs in South Tipperary have now signed up to take part in the free GP Service for under 6s.

Sale of Johnson and Johnson plant presents employment opportunity – Coonan

Fine Gael TD for Tipperary, Noel Coonan, has said that the sale of the former Johnson and Johnson plant in Cashel to a major pharmaceutical company has the potential to create high skilled jobs in the region.

Dairy investments will benefit rural communities in Tipperary - Coonan

“Rural communities are set to benefit most from the recent significant investments in the dairy industry”, says Fine Gael TD for Tipperary, Noel Coonan.