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#Catherine Noone

# catherine-noone - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Poll: Would you support a smartphone tax to fund suicide prevention? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you support a smartphone tax to fund suicide prevention?

A Senator has suggested that a one to four per cent levy would raise major funds for these resources. Would you support it?

Senator: Tax the smartphone, and use the money for suicide prevention

Senator Catherine Noone said she will be bringing her idea – inspired by a recent development in France – to the Finance Minister.

# catherine-noone - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Van Turnhout in discussions with Fine Gael over filling Mitchell's MEP seat

TheJournal.ie has learned that the senator is in discussions over the possibility of joining Fine Gael and running for the seat being vacated by Gay Mitchell next year.

# catherine-noone - Sunday 17 March, 2013

Senators, rebel TD and Dublin Mayor in running for Mitchell's MEP seat

Former world champion runner Eamonn Coghlan is among the favourites to run for Fine Gael in Dublin in next year’s European elections but there are others in contention…

# catherine-noone - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Consumer body seeking €130k chief executive for soon-to-be-merged body

The National Consumer Agency is seeking a new chief executive, despite being set to merge with the Competition Authority.

# catherine-noone - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Charity street fundraisers to face stiff new laws in UK

The British Public Fundraising Regulatory Association updates list of rules which target ‘chuggers’ – but no such moves are yet afoot in Ireland.

# catherine-noone - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Senator calls for crackdown on €250m-a-year illegal cigarette market

Catherine Noone says tough new measures are needed to tackle the illegal sale of cigarettes in Ireland.

# catherine-noone - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

Over half of young interns feel 'undervalued' - survey

A survey of young people on college campuses finds that 53 per cent of interns felt undervalued during work placements.

# catherine-noone - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

FG backbencher preparing 'tax transparency' bill to show where money goes

Eoghan Murphy wants to follow the lead of the UK, where each taxpayer is being given a breakdown of their tax spending.

# catherine-noone - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

MEPs vote to make further cuts to roaming charges

A Brussels committee votes to lower the ceiling for roaming charges within the EU, with call charges set to fall by June.

# catherine-noone - Monday 20 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Monday

Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories…

# catherine-noone - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Customers pay 'more for water than beer' in Dublin pubs, says Senator

Senator Catherine Noone says she carried out a price survey in more than 100 Dublin pubs and found that customers were being charged more per litre for water and soft drinks than for beer and stout.

# catherine-noone - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Majority of FG-Lab councillors want Croke Park deal changed - survey

A survey carried out by a Fine Gael senator finds that two-thirds of FG and Labour councillors would back amending the deal.

# catherine-noone - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

In tonight’s Fix: Murder accused found dead in cell; baby Jesus comes home in pieces; and North Korea’s no-frills airline in photos…

# catherine-noone - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

Seanad could operate on a voluntary basis - FG Senator

Senator Catherine Noone said that Senators could work on a volunteer basis to preserve the Seanad as a “key feature of our democratic system”.

# catherine-noone - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

David Norris to lodge Seanad complaint over media treatment

David Norris says he has been subjected to abusive media tactics similar to those being discussed at the UK’s Leveson Inquiry.

# catherine-noone - Monday 22 August, 2011

Over 1,400 events planned nationwide for National Heritage Week

The nine-day festival kicked off on Saturday, with events across the country including at least 200 in Dublin alone.