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
Stronger rights for shoppers as retail figures show the strength of the economy - Noone
Fine Gael Senator and election candidate for Dublin Bay North, Catherine Noone, has highlighted new consumer protections for shoppers as the latest retail figures show the strength of the economy.
Expanding 30kmph speed limits will promote cycling and pedestrian safety – Noone
Expanding 30kmph speed limits to more parts of the city will help promote cyclist and pedestrian safety but enforcement will be key, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Increasing the presence of defibrillators would be a lifesaving move – Noone
Dublin Senator Catherine Noone has called for the expansion of defibrillators around Dublin and a greater awareness of CPR methods.