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
Fianna Fáil continue their track record of misleading people on the public finances – Rock
Fianna Fáil are working hard to mislead the public on the management of the public finances - proving that a leopard never changes its spots, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Legislation on electric scooters needed immediately to avoid confusion - Rock
Fine Gael TD for Dublin North West, Noel Rock has today (Sunday) called on the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport to enact legislation in the immediate future to ensure that electric scooters are not considered Mechanically Propelled Vehicles (MPVs) under the Road Traffic Act.
Delaney’s slow departure opens door for FAI reform – Rock
THE slow departure of John Delaney from the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) marks the end of one chapter and the possibility for a more transparent, clearer future, Fine Gael TD Noel Rock has said.