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# Catherine Noone

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Gangland crime and coalition red lines: Dublin Bay North candidates debate in Coolock
Fine Gael candidate Catherine Noone didn’t attend the debate.
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”.
Simon Coveney apologises for Noone's comments: 'They were offensive, ignorant and wrong'
Noone is now writing to autism support organisations.
'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”.
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 to join Fine Gael ticket in the 'group of death'
She was selected to run alongside Education Minister Bruton.
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 says pro-life booklet is attempt to 'fool' voters
Save the 8th has rejected her claim.
Almost half of voters want to repeal Eighth Amendment
A referendum will take place on 25 May.
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.
Barrister begins legal action against Health Minister and senator over alleged defamatory tweets
The actions were lodged with the High Court earlier this week.
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.
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.
'Only seven maternity hospitals offer all women access to anomaly scans'
The Eighth Amendment Committee today discussed access to scans, counselling and other services.
How much would a general election delay a referendum on the Eighth Amendment?
For one, a summer referendum would be out the window.
Eighth Amendment Committee to publicly discuss allegations of bias this afternoon
Two members of the committee have accused the proceedings of being biased.
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”.
Psychiatrist pulls out of Eighth Amendment Committee appearance
Professor Patricia Casey has accused the committee of being biased.
Varadkar says he understands TDs reluctance to sit on Eighth Amendment committee
Fine Gael have yet to finalise who will sit on the committee.
These politicians did a mortifying fashion show on TV3 this morning
We’d advise them all to stick to the day job.
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.
Chris O'Dowd was in Leinster House this evening and everybody wanted a selfie with him
Eh what is on his face?
Senator's €125 steak dinner fundraiser is not even in her constituency
Catherine Noone’s fundraising dinner will hear from Finance Minister Michael Noonan.
Should we limit the number of election posters candidates can have?
One Senator thinks 400 is plenty, but not everyone agrees.
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.
Senator turns anti-obesity crusade to school vending machines
Catherine Noone is worried about rising obesity levels among young people.
'UFC isn't ultra-violent, it's incredible' - Senator defends MMA
Averil Power said other sports are much more dangerous.
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.
Poll: Should UFC fights be banned from Ireland?
One Senator has asked for the title fight not to be held in Dublin.
Calorie labelling on alcohol could soon be mandatory
Is it a good or bad idea?
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.