Noel was first elected to Offaly County Council as an Independent, in 2014. He was previously a member of Edenderry Town Council (1999-2014). He joined Fine Gael in October 2018.
As an Edenderry native, working with An Post for 36 years as your friendly Postman, Noel is very much involved in community and involved on several committees including CE scheme (Chair), Tidy Towns (V/Chair & PRO), Playground (Treasure & PRO), Eden CCC (Chair), Pitch& Putt, Golf Club (Captain in 2009), Festival Eadon Doire, (Comm & PRO). Hobbies: golf (9 handicap), GAA, rugby, soccer, travelling (here for a good time). Noel loves being involved as a community activist and in his role as local Councillor – helping clubs and individuals with their issues.