Noel Coonan

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Noel Coonan
Teachta Dála
In office
May 2007 – February 2016
Constituency Tipperary North
Senator
In office
September 2002 – May 2007
Constituency Cultural and Educational Panel
Personal details
Born (1951-01-06) 6 January 1951 (age 66)
County Tipperary, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Political party Fine Gael
Spouse(s) Pauline Coonan
Website www.noelcoonan.com

Noel Coonan (born 6 January 1951) is a Fine Gael politician and former Teachta Dála (TD) for the Tipperary North constituency.[1]

He was elected at the 2007 general election to Dáil Éireann for Tipperary North. He had been a member of the 22nd Seanad Éireann in 2002 for Fine Gael, elected by the Cultural and Educational Panel.[2]

A former member of North Tipperary County Council, and Templemore Town Council he was an unsuccessful candidate for Dáil Éireann in the Tipperary North constituency at the 2002 general election.

He was the Fine Gael Deputy spokesperson on Agriculture, Fisheries and Food with special responsibility for Common Agricultural Policy reform from October 2010 to March 2011. He had been on Deputy spokesperson on Communications, Energy and Natural Resources with special responsibility for Telecommunications from 2007 to 2010. He is president of the Collins 22 Society.

He lost his seat at the 2016 general election [2] and was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the 25nd Seanad in April 2016

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mr. Noel Coonan". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 4 September 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "Noel Coonan". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 4 September 2009. 

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Oireachtas
Preceded by
Michael Smith
(Fianna Fáil)
Fine Gael Teachta Dála for Tipperary North
20072016
Constituency abolished