Noel Harrington TD

Noel was first elected to Cork County Council in 1999 and re-elected in 2004 and 2009. He was chairperson of Cork County Council from 2008-2009. He contested the Seanad Election in 2007. He was Chairman of the South West Regional Authority.

Some other facts on Noel: Noel’s home town is Castletownbere, Co. Cork. He is married to Catherine and they have three children, Cormac, Declan and Maria. He is very interested in Sports, particularly in Gaelic football, hurling, soccer and golf. He still manages to line out for the Castletownbere Junior Football team and is fortunate to have played at right half back on Beara’s Cork County Senior Championship winning team in 1997. During the winter he can be found on the oche throwing darts for a local team. His favourite films are the Godfather trilogy. He enjoys reading and has a keen interest in local history.


Harrington welcomes funding of €100k towards further development of Castletownbere Harbour

Noel Harrington, Fine Gael TD for Cork South West, today (Wednesday) welcomed the allocation of €100,000 in funding from Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, for further development of Castletownbere Harbour. The funding will go towards the carrying out of an underwater survey on the sea bed, to assess whether the construction of an additional deep water quay at Castletownbere is possible.

€3 million for piers and harbours across the country – Harrington

Fine Gael Cork South West TD , Noel Harrington, has welcomed the news that almost €3 million is to be allocated for piers and harbours across the country. The money will be used to boost marine and leisure tourism, and for the ongoing maintenance and development of piers and harbours.

Islands to benefit from Rural Development Programme - Harrington

Fine Gael Cork South West TD, Noel Harrington, has today (Thursday) welcomed the announcement that the islands are set to benefit from the Rural Development Programme (RDP) outlined by Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD. The RDP is now being sent to the European Commission for approval.

Harrington welcomes major jobs boost for Cork after series of positive announcements

Fine Gael Cork South West TD, Noel Harrington, has today (Monday) welcomed the series of announcements made earlier which will result in hundreds of new jobs being created in Cork city and county. In the largest of the announcements, 260 new jobs will be created at SouthWestern, which is headquartered in Clonakilty.

Harrington urges stakeholders to engage in consultation process on maritime safety strategy

Fine Gael Cork South West TD, Noel Harrington, has today (Thursday) urged all local stakeholders involved in the fisheries and marine sector to engage in the consultation process for a new maritime safety strategy, which has been launched by the Minister for Transport, Leo Varadkar TD.