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Michael Noonan TD

Michael Noonan, TD

Limerick City

Michael Noonan TD is former Minister for Finance, having served in the role from 2011 until 2017. He was first elected to the Dáil in 1981 and has held a number of senior cabinet positions including leader of Fine Gael between February 2001 and May 2002. He represents the constituency of Limerick City.

He was Minister for Justice between 1982 and1986. He held two different ministerial posts between 1986 and 1987, that of Minister for Industry, Commerce and Trade and Minister for Energy respectively.

He was Minister for Health between 1994 and 1997, and has also served as Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee.

Michael was a member of Limerick County Council from 1974-81 and 1991-94, and a member of the Mid-Western Health Board from 1991-94.

Michael has five adult children with his late wife Florence. He enjoys reading and swimming. He is a frequent visitor to Thomond Park for rugby matches and was a keen sportsman in his college days. Hurling was his preferred game and he played Dublin Championship and Dublin Senior League.

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Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2
Phone: (01) 618 3000
Email: [email protected]


Limerick City
Phone: 061229350