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Thursday 29 October, 2020

Don't be fooled: The polls weren't wrong in 2016, the analysis was
# Opinion
# Opinion

Don't be fooled: The polls weren't wrong in 2016, the analysis was

Oct 29th 2020, 7:00 AM 49,675 Views 86 Comments

The goalposts – and polling analysis – have shifted since 2016, Noel Rock writes.

Tuesday 8 December, 2015

'As a councillor, RTÉ Investigates was a huge let down - but we're not all the same'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'As a councillor, RTÉ Investigates was a huge let down - but we're not all the same'

Dec 8th 2015, 5:30 PM 85 Views 109 Comments

While it’s clear that these are a distinct minority of elected officials, they let us all down and in a way tarnish the already battered reputation of politics in Ireland, writes councillor Noel Rock.

Saturday 18 April, 2015

My internship with Hillary taught me about what she's really like
# Opinion
# Opinion

My internship with Hillary taught me about what she's really like

Apr 18th 2015, 9:45 AM 373 Views 28 Comments

Fine Gael councillor Noel Rock spent a year interning with Clinton in the months leading up to the last time she ran for president. Here’s what happened…

Sunday 18 May, 2014

Noel Rock: I'm taking €0 expenses – here's why
# Expenses
# Expenses

Noel Rock: I'm taking €0 expenses – here's why

May 18th 2014, 12:00 PM 110 Views 54 Comments

Unvouched expenses would not be tolerated in the any other business, and taxpayers shouldn’t have to tolerate it either.

Thursday 11 July, 2013

Column: Banking has a cost – but the price is too high
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Banking has a cost – but the price is too high

Jul 11th 2013, 7:00 AM 71 Views 57 Comments

By raising transactions charges, banks are creating a mental barrier which will cause people to reconsider spending on even small items – reducing demand and consumption and, ultimately, doing our economy no favours, writes Noel Rock.