Opinion Fionnan Sheahan

Friday 24 November 2017

Noonan's hunger for the fray is as sharp as ever

THE adrenaline is clearly flowing for Michael Noonan. Fresh from a starring role at the Fine Gael national conference in his backyard last weekend and the delivery of a well-received Budget, the veteran Finance Minister is even planning to run in the next general election.

In an interview with the 'Limerick Leader', Mr Noonan says he intends to stand for re-election, despite hitting 70 this year, and he indicated that he wants to remain as Finance Minister.

"My plan is to stand again and we will see what the fortunes of politics are then," he said.

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