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#Noel Rock

# noel-rock - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Ireland in line for extra summer Bank Holiday as MEPs look to mark Europe Day

A campaign has begun in Europe to create a public holiday across the continent on 9 May.

# noel-rock - Friday 25 January, 2019

Fast-tracked: Ticket touting law to ban above-face-value resales to come before the Dáil next week

The proposed legislation would ban the above-face-value resale of tickets for sporting and entertainment events.

# noel-rock - Saturday 19 January, 2019

National Transport Authority 'actively considering' 24-hour Dublin Bus service from Dublin Airport

Calls have been made for the introduction of the service after a 24-hour service commenced in Cork last week.

# noel-rock - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Sinn Féin probes derogatory messages in party WhatsApp group about Fine Gael TD

“We need to put some manners on him. Any ideas,” one message said of Dublin West TD Noel Rock.

# noel-rock - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

'To only support print journalism is bizarre': Criticism levelled at Fianna Fáil's 'Print Journalism Unit'

Fianna Fáil has proposed to establish a Print Journalism Unit to secure the future of print journalism.

# noel-rock - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Ticket touting: New law to ban above-face value resales approved by Cabinet

It would also prohibit the use of bot software to purchase tickets.

# noel-rock - Saturday 30 June, 2018

From The Daily Edge We need to talk about Noel Rock's Instagram Rockin The Insta

We need to talk about Noel Rock's Instagram

The Dublin North West TD is a big fan of Simpsons memes.

# noel-rock - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Ticket reselling firm says that a ban on touts would just lead to more black market trade

Ticket resellers have claimed that introducing a new law won’t do anything.

# noel-rock - Thursday 7 December, 2017

'It's disgusting': Éamon Ó Cuív criticised for writing letter to IRA leader's solicitor during trial

Seamus McGrane was today sentenced to 11 years in prison.

# noel-rock - Monday 27 November, 2017

Former minister says having general election before constituency changes are made would be 'unconstitutional' High Court This post contains videos

Former minister says having general election before constituency changes are made would be 'unconstitutional'

Joe Costello has submitted a High Court challenge in an attempt to prevent the dissolution of the Dáil until planned constituency changes are made.

# noel-rock - Friday 20 October, 2017

# noel-rock - Friday 6 October, 2017

Minutes after Kendrick Lamar's Dublin gig sold out, tickets went on sale for twice the price

“It’s very clear that [ticket touting is] getting worse,” Dublin TD Noel Rock said.

# noel-rock - Saturday 12 August, 2017

'It deserves a better legacy than this': Blaze causes significant damage to listed building

Local TD Noel Rock told TheJournal.ie that it’s a “disaster” that the building has been left idle.

# noel-rock - Friday 11 August, 2017

'Gouging will not be tolerated': GAA fans told not to risk buying above-face value tickets

The GAA has moved to cancel tickets for the Dublin-Tyrone game that are being sold at above face value.

# noel-rock - Saturday 13 May, 2017

'Tony, will Brexit bring about a united Ireland?': Blair is back and has views on Ireland

Tony Blair was asked if Brexit is going to bring about a united Ireland yesterday.

# noel-rock - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Ticketmaster and Seatwave aren't happy with proposed new ticket touting law

The proposed new law will make it illegal to resale tickets for a profit of more than 10%.

# noel-rock - Thursday 16 March, 2017

A TD went undercover to tackle touts charging €600 for Ireland v England tickets

The first clip shows Rock meeting a man in Dublin city, who was selling two tickets in row Q in the north stand for €550.

# noel-rock - Friday 10 March, 2017

'Don't have the wool pulled over their eyes': Comreg to investigate Three over roaming charges

Fine Gael TD Noel Rock wants Comreg to investigate potential breaches of EU law as a “matter of urgency”.

# noel-rock - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Michael Healy-Rae on ticket touts: 'Do it the Al Capone way, they got him on taxes'

TDs urged action to prevent exorbitant ticket touting in a Dáil debate yesterday.

# noel-rock - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Calls to fast-track anti-ticket touting law as U2 tickets sell for more than €1,000

Dublin North West TD Noel Rock said he would be raising the issue with Taoiseach Enda Kenny this afternoon.

# noel-rock - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Fine Gael TD fined €3,000 for littering with 'Keep the recovery going' posters

Dublin City Council brought charges against Noel Rock for breaking litter laws.

# noel-rock - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Dublin councillor bemoans fair-weather GAA fans as All-Ireland tickets go on sale for €600

Mark Ward’s criticism comes as backbench Fine Gael TD Noel Rock prepares to publish bill to ban ticket touting in the coming weeks.

# noel-rock - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Fine Gael TD criticises John Halligan's 'extraordinary' comments about colleagues

An ongoing row about cardiac care services in Waterford could have serious consequences for the Government.

# noel-rock - Sunday 21 August, 2016

"I do have sympathy for Pat Hickey. A 71-year-old man being filmed naked isn't to my tastes"

28-year-old Fine Gael TD Noel Rock has made a name for himself as one of the harshest critics of the OCI’s actions in Rio.

# noel-rock - Saturday 20 August, 2016

"The eighth amendment hasn't been voted upon in my lifetime. That's long enough"

Fine Gael TD Noel Rock says the time has come for Ireland to vote on whether or not to repeal the eighth amendment to the constitution.

# noel-rock - Sunday 14 August, 2016

Ticket touting for sports and music events could be coming to an end

A new Bill aims to prevent people selling a ticket above the cost price.

# noel-rock - Sunday 22 May, 2016

JobBridge is officially to be scrapped, but what will replace it?

The oft-controversial internship scheme is to be discontinued by new social protection minister Leo Varadkar.

# noel-rock - Friday 19 February, 2016

O'Callaghan vs. Rock: Which one of these two can we trust?

In our fifth High Table Election Debate, it’s Fianna Fáil against Fine Gael.

# noel-rock - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Now it's Sinn Féin's turn for a stint on the bold step regarding election posters

The party have been advertising a 1916 Rising meeting at Dublin’s Mansion House around Dublin’s city centre in recent days.

# noel-rock - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

'As a councillor, RTÉ Investigates was a huge let down - but we're not all the same'

While it’s clear that these are a distinct minority of elected officials, they let us all down and in a way tarnish the already battered reputation of politics in Ireland, writes councillor Noel Rock.

# noel-rock - Monday 27 July, 2015

Councillor attacked by man who said he "smirked" at him

Noel Rock was attacked in Dublin city.

# noel-rock - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

There's a new sex shop opening in Dublin next to a national school, and some people are not happy Appropriate? This post contains a poll

There's a new sex shop opening in Dublin next to a national school, and some people are not happy

Kilkenny-based adult store Playblue is expanding to the capital.

# noel-rock - Monday 11 May, 2015

Poll: Do you think politicians should be garda vetted? Transparency This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think politicians should be garda vetted?

Two Dublin councillors think they should – but most others disagree.

# noel-rock - Sunday 19 April, 2015

The 30 hottest young politicos in Ireland right now

TheJournal.ie’s verdict on the hottest young talents working in Irish politics right now.

# noel-rock - Saturday 18 April, 2015

My internship with Hillary taught me about what she's really like

Fine Gael councillor Noel Rock spent a year interning with Clinton in the months leading up to the last time she ran for president. Here’s what happened…

# noel-rock - Monday 13 April, 2015

Sinn Féin is against politicians being garda vetted

Dublin city councillors are due to debate a motion calling for them and other elected politicians to be garda vetted.

# noel-rock - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

The light on the Spire has been broken for months - did you notice?

Eagle-eyed councillor Noel Rock did and he says it’s going to cost €10,000 to fix.

# noel-rock - Thursday 1 January, 2015

This councillor is refusing to claim any expenses in 2015

Will others follow suit?

# noel-rock - Friday 24 October, 2014

This old garda station is being turned into a mortuary

But residents aren’t happy.

# noel-rock - Thursday 18 September, 2014

This guy is Fine Gael's surprise pick for the vacant Seanad seat

John McNulty will take Deirdre Clune’s vacant seat in the upper house.

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