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# noel-whelan - Thursday 11 July, 2019

A deep compassion for his fellow citizens: A tribute to my friend Noel Whelan

Larry Donnelly on how the late barrister and author’s ‘abiding faith in people’ shone through his public and personal life.

Barrister and political commentator Noel Whelan has died aged 50 RIP

Barrister and political commentator Noel Whelan has died aged 50

Whelan was highly involved in the referendum campaigns to legalise same sex marriage iand to Repeal the Eighth Amendment.

# noel-whelan - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

'I’m out'- Noel Whelan will not contest the presidential election.

Speaking on RTÉ Radio One this morning Whelan announced that he was out of the race.

# noel-whelan - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Watch: The Public Services Card - should we care? PSC This post contains videos

Watch: The Public Services Card - should we care?

Earlier this afternoon Irish Times columnist Noel Whelan and Digital Rights Ireland’s Simon McGarr had a frank exchange of views on the issue at HQ.

# noel-whelan - Monday 4 September, 2017

Got questions or stories about the Public Services Card? We want to hear from you

We’re holding a Facebook Live on Tuesday evening and we want to hear what you have to say on the subject.

# noel-whelan - Friday 1 April, 2016

Dee Forbes will become the first ever female director general of RTÉ

She will take over from Noel Curran.

# noel-whelan - Sunday 8 November, 2015

A woman sprinkled holy water to 'cleanse her yard' after Yes campaigners' visit

A new book about the Yes Equality campaign carries some fascinating anecdotes from the canvass trail.

# noel-whelan - Saturday 23 May, 2015

13 heroes of the Yes campaign

The Irish people have voted for same-sex marriage but some campaigners deserve a special mention.

# noel-whelan - Monday 21 July, 2014

Frank Flannery: Fine Gael's local election campaign was one of the worst I ever saw

The former Rehab chief and Fine Gael strategist has been speaking at the MacGill Summer School in Donegal.

# noel-whelan - Thursday 19 September, 2013

Rumble in Ranelagh: McDowell and Quinn clash over future of Seanad

Ruairí Quinn admitted Fine Gael’s claim of €20 million in savings if the Seanad is abolished is “inaccurate” as he took part in a referendum debate in south Dublin last night.

# noel-whelan - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Group's Seanad paper hopes to stimulate debate on possible reforms

A group including two current senators has published a booklet calling for reform of the Seanad rather than abolition.

# noel-whelan - Monday 23 July, 2012

Former members call for Seanad to be reformed instead of abolished

A letter in today’s Irish Times calls for the upper house to be saved as the government looks to hold a referendum on abolishing it next year.

# noel-whelan - Friday 27 April, 2012

7 barristers paid over €200,000 each for work for Chief State Solicitor

The barristers carried out work for the Office of the Chief State Solicitor, who represents the State in various courts.