Noel Harrington TD

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

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's 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 also enjoys reading and has a keen interest in local history.


New Guide will help farmers decipher Basic Payment Scheme Entitlements- Harrington

Fine Gael Cork South West TD, Noel Harrington, has said that a new guide for farmers will help them decipher their Basic Payment Scheme Entitlements and will assist their farm planning.

Funding for the non-Gaeltacht islands confirmed for the remainder of 2015 - Harrington

Fine Gael Cork South West TD, Noel Harrington, has today (Wednesday) welcomed the news that funding for the Development Offices on non- Gaeltacht islands is confirmed for the remainder of 2015, while a longer term plan is worked out.

Additional funding to promote Wild Atlantic Way is a boost for West Cork tourism - Harrington

Fine Gael Cork South West TD, Noel Harrington, has said that the provision of an additional €850,000 for Fáilte Ireland, much of which will be invested in developing the web presence of the Wild Atlantic Way (WAW), is great news for tourism in West Cork.

Govt initiative to secure the future of Irish Post Offices - Harrington

Fine Gael Cork South West TD, Noel Harrington, has said that the setting up of a Government backed Business Development Group will secure the future of the Post Office network in Ireland.

Changes to brucellosis testing will deliver savings to farmers - Harrington

Fine Gael Cork South West TD, Noel Harrington, has said that major changes to brucellosis testing will deliver savings for farmers worth €6 million per anum.