Brendan Grace as ‘Bottler’ at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin in 2001
Noel Whelan with Elaine Bedford during a press conference for Together for Yes during the Eighth Amendment referedum campaign last year
So sad to hear that Noel Whelan has passed away. We come from different party backgrounds but I feel this morning like Ireland has lost a friend. Such a sharp intellect. So articulate and effective on marriage equality.
— Leo Varadkar (@LeoVaradkar) July 11, 2019