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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
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

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

Feb 4th 2020, 7:00 AM 13,678 Views 32 Comments

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
# Catherine Noone
# Catherine Noone

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

Updated Jan 30th 2020, 1:01 PM 46,788 Views 100 Comments

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'
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

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

Jan 29th 2020, 3:57 PM 23,582 Views 62 Comments

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
# Catherine Noone

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

Jan 28th 2020, 11:56 AM 36,641 Views 100 Comments

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
# Catherine Noone

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

Jan 28th 2020, 9:20 AM 63,595 Views 168 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

May 9th 2019, 8:12 AM 30,913 Views 94 Comments

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'
# Dublin Bay North
# Dublin Bay North

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

Jul 23rd 2018, 9:48 PM 35,301 Views 53 Comments

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
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

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

Jul 11th 2018, 3:21 PM 8,368 Views 47 Comments

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
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

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

May 16th 2018, 9:54 PM 30,394 Views 241 Comments

Save the 8th has rejected her claim.

# catherine-noone - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Almost half of voters want to repeal Eighth Amendment
# Referendum
# Referendum

Almost half of voters want to repeal Eighth Amendment

Apr 22nd 2018, 10:44 AM 47,813 Views 419 Comments

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
# Explainer
# Explainer

What the Eighth Amendment Committee heard and the recommendations it made

Apr 14th 2018, 9:00 PM 21,221 Views 136 Comments

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
# High Court
# High Court

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

Apr 13th 2018, 6:15 PM 18,469 Views 0 Comments

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
# The Eighth

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

Dec 13th 2017, 7:10 PM 67,616 Views 344 Comments

A referendum on the issue will be held next year.

Eighth Amendment committee to vote on repealing the Eighth today
# Abortion Laws
# Abortion Laws

Eighth Amendment committee to vote on repealing the Eighth today

Dec 13th 2017, 6:00 AM 6,419 Views 51 Comments

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
# Born And Bread
# Born And Bread

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

Dec 1st 2017, 5:12 PM 13,409 Views 58 Comments

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
# Eighth Amendment

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

Nov 30th 2017, 7:35 PM 25,579 Views 179 Comments

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?
# Ballot Box
# Ballot Box

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

Nov 25th 2017, 4:23 PM 15,350 Views 118 Comments

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
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

Eighth Amendment Committee to publicly discuss allegations of bias this afternoon

Nov 22nd 2017, 10:02 AM 7,031 Views 119 Comments

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'
# Online Abuse
# Online Abuse

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

Nov 16th 2017, 11:10 AM 34,431 Views 143 Comments

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
# Iona Institute
# Iona Institute

Psychiatrist pulls out of Eighth Amendment Committee appearance

Oct 19th 2017, 1:16 PM 39,746 Views 12 Comments

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
# Citizens Assembly
# Citizens Assembly

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

May 4th 2017, 7:00 AM 8,104 Views 53 Comments

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
# Gubu
# Gubu

These politicians did a mortifying fashion show on TV3 this morning

Dec 7th 2015, 4:46 PM 33,986 Views 26 Comments

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
# Budget Banter
# Budget Banter

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

Oct 16th 2015, 9:15 PM 19,853 Views 43 Comments

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

# catherine-noone - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Chris O'Dowd was in Leinster House this evening and everybody wanted a selfie with him
# Dáil Bar
# Dáil Bar

Chris O'Dowd was in Leinster House this evening and everybody wanted a selfie with him

Oct 13th 2015, 10:55 PM 39,693 Views 54 Comments

Eh what is on his face?

# catherine-noone - Friday 18 September, 2015

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

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

Sep 18th 2015, 6:03 AM 22,558 Views 54 Comments

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
# Going Postal

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

Jul 26th 2015, 8:00 AM 13,479 Views 61 Comments

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
# Copy And Paste
# Copy And Paste

Fine Gael senator’s speech taken from Irish Independent article

Jun 16th 2015, 6:30 PM 29,268 Views 66 Comments

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
# Step Away From The Treats
# Step Away From The Treats

Senator turns anti-obesity crusade to school vending machines

Mar 25th 2015, 7:34 PM 10,206 Views 50 Comments

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
# Conor McGregor
# Conor McGregor

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

Jan 16th 2015, 1:10 PM 16,640 Views 44 Comments

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
# Abuse
# Abuse

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

Jan 15th 2015, 9:00 PM 31,163 Views 167 Comments

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
# Your Say

Poll: Should UFC fights be banned from Ireland?

Jan 14th 2015, 9:31 AM 28,238 Views 163 Comments

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
# Make Mine A Single
# Make Mine A Single

Calorie labelling on alcohol could soon be mandatory

Nov 4th 2014, 8:38 PM 10,174 Views 30 Comments

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
# Illegal Dumping
# Illegal Dumping

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

Nov 1st 2014, 7:30 AM 16,015 Views 55 Comments

“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?
# Childhood Obesity
# Childhood Obesity

Should daily exercise be mandatory in schools?

Jun 23rd 2014, 2:55 PM 11,443 Views 66 Comments

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?
# Childhood Obesity
# Childhood Obesity

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

Jun 14th 2014, 8:00 AM 90 Views 57 Comments

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
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Jun 12th 2014, 8:23 AM 9,313 Views 2 Comments

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
# No Running
# No Running

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

Jun 4th 2014, 8:42 PM 17,652 Views 64 Comments

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’
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

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

Feb 18th 2014, 10:00 PM 11,694 Views 55 Comments

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
# Dublin South East
# Dublin South East

Fine Gael councillor throws her support behind Lucinda Creighton

Oct 23rd 2013, 6:45 AM 7,895 Views 30 Comments

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'
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

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

Sep 26th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,070 Views 34 Comments

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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