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 for Ireland to consider online voting in elections – Rock
Fine Gael TD for Dublin North West, Noel Rock has today (Monday) said that the Government should consider introducing online voting following in its successful use in the recent parliamentary elections in Estonia.
We all dream of a League of Ireland stream – ROCK
Fine Gael T.D. for Dublin North West, Noel Rock has today (Monday) welcomed plans for the upgrading of web-streaming services for League of Ireland games. While welcoming the news Deputy Rock also called on the FAI to allow the service to be made available to fans in Ireland as well.
Only Fools tout tickets – Touts’ days are numbered as Rock’s law reaches Dáil
Only fools would attempt to tout tickets now according to Deputy Noel Rock, as his Bill to end the practice moves closer to becoming law today.