Catherine was first elected to the 24th Seanad in April 2011 as Fine Gael Seanad spokesperson on European Affairs. She was re-elected in 2016 as Deputy Leader of the Seanad and spokesperson on Children. She has been a consistently strong vocal advocate for children’s health and wellbeing.
Catherine is originally from Mayo and is a solicitor with expertise in the area of commercial litigation. She speaks fluent Italian having studied at the Università di Verona.
The Arts, Tourism and Healthcare, particularly fighting Ireland’s obesity epidemic have been a focus of much of Catherine’s work in the Seanad.
Catherine chaired the Joint Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment which involved building bridges across the political divide to achieve results. More recently, she was selected to contest the next General Election in Dublin Bay North.
Throughout her years of involvement with Fine Gael in Dublin, both in Local and General Elections, she has gained tremendous experience and made many good friends.
News & Statements
Water Fountain Scheme needed nationally - Noone
Dublin Senator, Catherine Noone, has called for a national water fountain programme to be rolled out across the country in an effort to reduce single use plastics.
More women needed in STEM professions – Noone
Dublin Senator, Catherine Noone, has called for greater numbers of young girls to be encouraged to pursue STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subjects and careers.
We must be vigilant about eating disorders – Noone
Dublin Senator Catherine Noone has called for greater vigilance about eating disorders affecting teenagers.