Mr Michael Noonan, TD

Michael Noonan TD is former Minister for Finance, having served in the role from 2011 until 2017. He was first elected to the Dáil in 1981 and has held a number of senior cabinet positions including leader of Fine Gael between February 2001 and May 2002. He represents the constituency of Limerick City.
He was Minister for Health from 1994 to 1997 and Minister for Justice between 1982 and1986. He held two different ministerial posts between 1986 and 1987, that of Minister for Industry, Commerce and Trade and Minister for Energy respectively.