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#Catherine Noone

# catherine-noone - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Gangland crime and coalition red lines: Dublin Bay North candidates debate in Coolock

Fine Gael candidate Catherine Noone didn’t attend the debate.

# catherine-noone - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Fine Gael stands by Catherine Noone and she can do whatever interview she likes, says Donohoe

Noone said the Taoiseach is a “very good politician”, but said she had no doubt he is “on the spectrum”.

# catherine-noone - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Simon Coveney apologises for Noone's comments: 'They were offensive, ignorant and wrong'

Noone is now writing to autism support organisations.

# catherine-noone - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

'Good enough for me': Varadkar says he accepts apology from FG senator who described him as 'autistic'

Catherine Noone released a statement this morning apologising for the remarks and saying she withdrew them.

FG senator apologises and 'withdraws remarks' about Taoiseach being 'autistic'

Catherine Noone said the Taoiseach is a “very good politician”, but said she had no doubt he is “on the spectrum”.

# catherine-noone - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Poll: Should the legal drinking age be raised to 20? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the legal drinking age be raised to 20?

Senator Catherine Noone has called on Ireland to adopt the Icelandic model to combat the dangers of alcohol abuse.

# catherine-noone - Monday 23 July, 2018

Catherine Noone to join Fine Gael ticket in the 'group of death'

She was selected to run alongside Education Minister Bruton.

# catherine-noone - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Taoiseach says he'll consider law banning convicted sex offenders from using dating apps

Leo Varadkar said he would examine the proposal in detail.

# catherine-noone - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Catherine Noone says pro-life booklet is attempt to 'fool' voters

Save the 8th has rejected her claim.

# catherine-noone - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Almost half of voters want to repeal Eighth Amendment

A referendum will take place on 25 May.

# catherine-noone - Saturday 14 April, 2018

What the Eighth Amendment Committee heard and the recommendations it made

Over the course of three months, 22 TDs and senators questioned experts and people who had personal experiences related to the topic.

# catherine-noone - Friday 13 April, 2018

Barrister begins legal action against Health Minister and senator over alleged defamatory tweets

The actions were lodged with the High Court earlier this week.

# catherine-noone - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

As it happened: TDs and Senators vote in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment The Eighth This post contains videos

As it happened: TDs and Senators vote in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment

A referendum on the issue will be held next year.

Eighth Amendment committee to vote on repealing the Eighth today

After the vote, the committee will begin drafting a report on its recommendations.

# catherine-noone - Friday 1 December, 2017

Senator says folic acid should be added to bread to stave off potential birth defects

Senator Catherine Noone said this could drastically reduce the number of babies born with nervous system problems.

# catherine-noone - Thursday 30 November, 2017

As it happened: 'Only seven maternity hospitals offer all women access to anomaly scans' Eighth Amendment This post contains videos

As it happened: 'Only seven maternity hospitals offer all women access to anomaly scans'

The Eighth Amendment Committee today discussed access to scans, counselling and other services.

# catherine-noone - Saturday 25 November, 2017

How much would a general election delay a referendum on the Eighth Amendment?

For one, a summer referendum would be out the window.

# catherine-noone - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Eighth Amendment Committee to publicly discuss allegations of bias this afternoon

Two members of the committee have accused the proceedings of being biased.

# catherine-noone - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Twitter abuse: Fine Gael TDs call out senior party member who labelled women 'bitches'

Female members of the Fine Gael party have said comments made by one party member online are “unacceptable”.

# catherine-noone - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Psychiatrist pulls out of Eighth Amendment Committee appearance

Professor Patricia Casey has accused the committee of being biased.

# catherine-noone - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Varadkar says he understands TDs reluctance to sit on Eighth Amendment committee

Fine Gael have yet to finalise who will sit on the committee.

# catherine-noone - Monday 7 December, 2015

These politicians did a mortifying fashion show on TV3 this morning

We’d advise them all to stick to the day job.

# catherine-noone - Friday 16 October, 2015

This is what happened when Joan, Mary Lou and Lucinda debated the Budget

Some of the country’s most prominent female politicians gathered to debate the Budget in Dublin this morning.

# catherine-noone - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

# catherine-noone - Friday 18 September, 2015

Senator's €125 steak dinner fundraiser is not even in her constituency

Catherine Noone’s fundraising dinner will hear from Finance Minister Michael Noonan.

# catherine-noone - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Should we limit the number of election posters candidates can have? Going Postal This post contains a poll

Should we limit the number of election posters candidates can have?

One Senator thinks 400 is plenty, but not everyone agrees.

# catherine-noone - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Fine Gael senator’s speech taken from Irish Independent article

Catherine Noone’s speech on inheritance tax is largely similar to an article by Charlie Weston.

# catherine-noone - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Senator turns anti-obesity crusade to school vending machines

Catherine Noone is worried about rising obesity levels among young people.

# catherine-noone - Friday 16 January, 2015

'UFC isn't ultra-violent, it's incredible' - Senator defends MMA

Averil Power said other sports are much more dangerous.

# catherine-noone - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Senator Catherine Noone reports abusive tweets which wish her raped or dead

Vile messages sent to Fine Gael senator after her comments about MMA – she’s now gone to gardai with them.

# catherine-noone - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Poll: Should UFC fights be banned from Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should UFC fights be banned from Ireland?

One Senator has asked for the title fight not to be held in Dublin.

# catherine-noone - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Calorie labelling on alcohol could soon be mandatory

Is it a good or bad idea?

# catherine-noone - Saturday 1 November, 2014

Did you add to last night's Halloween litter? This Senator wants you to be fined...a LOT

“Everybody is fed up with littering on our streets and at Halloween it happens on an industrial scale.”

# catherine-noone - Monday 23 June, 2014

Should daily exercise be mandatory in schools?

Fine Gael Senator Catherine Noone has said that if schools devote 30 minutes a day to exercise, it could “make a big difference for generations to come” in terms of obesity.

# catherine-noone - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Aaron McKenna: Can we have a ban on banning things, please?

Banning ice cream and caramel Frappuccinos will not solve our obesity problem – we need to get to the root of the what’s causing it.

# catherine-noone - Thursday 12 June, 2014

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

# catherine-noone - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Calls for ban on schoolyard running to be lifted to help tackle childhood obesity

Temple Street Hospital had to bring in new larger theatre tables to cater for obese children.

# catherine-noone - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Taoiseach: Tensions with Brian Hayes ‘so far back in history they’re irrelevant’

The junior minister was formally selected as the Fine Gael candidate for the European elections in Dublin at an event in the city centre this evening.

# catherine-noone - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Fine Gael councillor throws her support behind Lucinda Creighton

Councillor Edie Wynne takes a different view of the former Minister of State than her constituency colleague, Paddy McCartan, who said Creighton should resign from the party earlier this week.

# catherine-noone - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Hayes says 'wait and see' on Euro election run but Norah Casey insists: 'I'm out'

With the new constituencies decided political parties will soon be picking who they want to represent them in next year’s European Parliament election.

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