Noel Rock is the youngest Fine Gael Dublin TD, representing the Ballymun Electoral Area, which includes Drumcondra, Glasnevin, Whitehall, Beaumont, Santry, Finglas and Ballymun. He is a member of a number of Oireachtas Committees, including: Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation; Public Accounts; and Budgetary Scrutiny.
Noel grew up locally, and is the first of three children, growing up in Pinewood Crescent in Glasnevin and Balbutcher Lane in Ballymun.
Raised by his mother and his grandparents, Noel attended Our Lady of Victories on the Ballymun Road before then going to St Aidan’s and DCU on Collins Avenue.
In 2006, he worked in the US Senate for then-Senator Hillary Clinton. He recently welcomed her to DCU when she visited the area.
In 2008, Noel worked in Brussels as a speechwriter and press assistant. In 2010 and 2011, he worked in the private sector, in a start-up cloud computing company.
In 2012, he was selected to represent Ireland at a youth leadership conference. He then started the successful bid to bring the conference – which ultimately brought 1,500 delegates to Dublin, and €3m to the Dublin economy, in October 2014.
In 2013, he was appointed as a Peace Commissioner for Glasnevin and Drumcondra by the Minister for Justice.
News & Statements
Time to introduce 24 Hour Dublin Bus Airport Service – Rock
A Fine Gael TD today called on the NTA to immediately work to prioritise a long-promised 24 hour bus link between the City Centre and the airport, following the introduction this week of the first 24 hour bus service in County Cork.
NTA Should Work To Halt Alarming Rise in Taxi Attacks – Rock
Fine Gael Deputy and Oireachtas Transport Committee member Deputy Noel Rock, has today (Tuesday) written to both the National Transport Authority CEO and the Minister for Transport to urge them to trial incentives to assist taxi drivers with the cost of installing safety devices such as CCTV ‘dashcams’ and protective screens in their cars.
Spice Girls fans say Stop, Too Much, as tickets reach Scary price - Rock
A Fine Gael TD has said the Government needs to commit to a date to introduce his anti-touting legislation as Spice Girls tickets sell hundreds of euro above face value.