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Noel Dempsey

Personal data
Date of birth6 January 1953(age 64)
Place of birthTrim, County Meath
NationalityIrish
Political partyFianna Fáil
SpouseBernadette Rattigan
Children4
Alma materUniversity College Dublin
St Patrick's College, Maynooth
Minister for Transport
In office14 June 2007 - 19 January 2011
Succeeded byPat Carey
Preceded byMartin Cullen
Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources
In office29 September 2004 - 14 June 2007
Succeeded byEamon Ryan
Preceded byDermot Ahern
Minister for Education and Science
In office6 June 2002 - 29 September 2004
Succeeded byMary Hanafin
Preceded byMichael Woods
Minister for the Environment and Local Government
In office26 June 1997 - 6 June 2002
Succeeded byMartin Cullen
Preceded byBrendan Howlin
Minister of State at the Department of Finance
In office14 January 1993 - 15 December 1994
Succeeded byHugh Coveney
Preceded byNoel Treacy
Minister of State at the Department of Defence
In office11 February 1992 - 15 December 1994
Succeeded bySeán Barrett
Preceded byDermot Ahern
Government Chief Whip
In office11 February 1992 - 15 December 1994
Succeeded bySeán Barrett
Preceded byDermot Ahern

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Noel Dempsey (born 6 January 1953) is a former Irish Fianna Fáil politician. He was a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Meath and Meath West constituencies from 1987 to 2011. Dempsey has also served as Minister for Environment and Local Government (1997 2002), Minister for Education and Science (2002 04), Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources (2004 07) and Minister for Transport (2007 11).


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