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
Full speed ahead for FingLUAS as design work gets underway – Rock
Design work is now underway on the FingLUAS project with a preferred route expected to be identified in 2020, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Early Christmas present for commuters as 24-hour bus service starting in December – Rock
Fine Gael TD for Dublin North West, Noel Rock, has today (Wednesday) welcomed the confirmation by the National Transport Authority (NTA) that the new 24-hour bus service for Dublin is expected to start on December 1st.
Time to change the law to keep bus lanes clear – Rock
Fine Gael TD Noel Rock has today called for a change in the law to allow for automatic detection of infringements in bus lanes by cars and vans and for fines to be automatically issued.