Catherine Noone

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Catherine Noone
Deputy Leader of Seanad Éireann
Assumed office
1 July 2016
Taoiseach Enda Kenny
Leo Varadkar
Leader Jerry Buttimer
Preceded by Ivana Bacik
Assumed office
24 April 2011
Constituency Industrial and Commercial Panel
Personal details
Born Catherine Helen Noone
(1976-06-24) 24 June 1976 (age 41)
Claremorris, Mayo, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Political party Fine Gael
Spouse(s) Barry Flanagan (m. 2014)
Alma mater NUI Galway

Catherine Helen Noone (born 24 June 1976) is an Irish Fine Gael politician who has served as Deputy Leader of Seanad Éireann since July 2016 and a Senator for the Industrial and Commercial Panel since April 2011.[1][2]

She was a member of Dublin City Council from 2009 to 2011 for the South East Inner City electoral area.[3]

Originally from County Mayo, she studied law in National University of Ireland, Galway and is a practising solicitor.[4]

She was the Fine Gael Seanad spokesperson on Arts and Culture.

Upon being elected to her second term in Seanad Éireann, she was appointed by the Taoiseach as Deputy Leader of Seanad Éireann.


  1. ^ "Ms. Catherine Noone". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 5 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Senators elected to the new Seanad". RTÉ News. 29 April 2011. Retrieved 30 April 2011. 
  3. ^ "Catherine Noone". Retrieved 30 April 2011. 
  4. ^ Collins, Stephen (2011). Nealon's Guide to the 31st Dáil and 24th Seanad. Dublin: Gill & Macmillan. p. 204. ISBN 9780717150595. 

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