Eileen Whelan Biography
Sean Whelan is a journalist well known as a former Europe Editor for RTÉ News and Current Affairs. He is currently Economics Correspondent with RTÉ. He will become RTÉ’s London correspondent in the summer of 2019.
Whelan joined RTÉ in 1991 simultaneously as Mark Little, Rachael English, and Paul Reynolds. He worked in various zones, for example, the Foreign Desk. He has detailed from wars in Bosnia and Kosovo and on the arrival of Hong Kong to the People’s Republic of China. He was situated in Brussels from 1999. In 2001 he progressed toward becoming Europe Correspondent and was selected Europe Editor in 2003. After the acquiescence of George Lee as Economics Editor to start a vocation in legislative issues, Whelan moved toward becoming Economics Correspondent.
Eileen Whelan Age
There is no information about Eileen’s age, and the place he was born though he is an American by birth.
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There is no information about his family and how he was raised up. He has not shared any information about his parents and with their occupation, he has also not shared any information him having siblings or elder brothers and sisters
Eileen Whelan Wife | Married
She is a married woman. She is married to law lecturer husband Larry Donnelly. The couple met at a party hosted by the Dean of the Law School at NUI Galway. They married in 2009. They have a son Larry Jr., who was conceived through IVF treatment. She also has a son Seán with a Brazilian journalist in the US before returning to Ireland in 2000. Her first son studies business management at DIT
Eileen Whelan Education
He got enrolled and later graduated from University College Dublin with a degree in History and Politics. He then obtained a postgraduate in journalism from the National Institute for Higher Education.
Eileen Whelan Net Worth
Eileen has an estimated net worth is under review, there is no information about his net worth or salary but he is said to have been earning a huge salary from his work.
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RTE news anchor Eileen Whelan reveals she was ‘really scared’ to become a mother at the age of 48
RTE news anchor Eileen Whelan has opened up about the fact she was “really scared” about becoming a mother again at the age of 48. In a searingly honest interview with the RTE Guide Eileen talks about her life-changing decision to try for a baby again with her husband Larry.
Eileen, 55, married law lecturer husband Larry Donnelly in 2009, but the couple needed to undergo IVF treatment to conceive their son Larry Jr. Ten years earlier Eileen had become a mother for the first time when she had Seán with a Brazilian journalist in the US before returning to Ireland in 2000. Eileen revealed how in 2007 she met now-husband Larry at a party hosted by the Dean of the Law School at NUI Galway after Eileen’s colleague Teresa Mannion suggested she go.
When her son Seán met Larry on the couple’s third date, he gave the relationship his approval telling her: ‘Now listen to me mum, marry him.’ When Eileen revealed she was going to undergo IVF some of her friends thought she was mad and even she had her doubts.
‘I was really scared about going back to becoming a mother again,’ she told the magazine. But she said: ‘I didn’t think I was mad because we were really trying to get pregnant and we were so lucky.’
‘I said this to my sister when I was trying to get pregnant… And my sister said maybe that’s why it isn’t working for you. She told me to put it out of my head, that I’d been a mother before and after all mum had reared 14 of us.’ ‘But it’s really lonely when you have a baby. No one tells you about that. I suffered from that loneliness. It wasn’t so bad the second time around for me. I was back in Ireland, I was happy in my relationship.Eileen Whelan Photo
‘I had been with Seán’s father and I wasn’t happy. I still feel that pressure on my chest when I think back on it.’ Things have calmed down now Seán, 20, is studying business management at DIT while Larry Jr will be seven on November 2. ‘Life is a bit easier now. Larry is at school going into first class this September. The truth is, I was quite stressed when he was younger, going through all the work of minding a toddler again which is quite full-on when you are working full-time.’
Eileen revealed how she looks to her own late mum Ellen for inspiration after she took on the Herculean task of raising 14 children. ‘In those moments when little Larry is driving me nuts I’m thinking ‘Jesus mum, how did you do it?’ And here I am with just one baby.’