Noel is the Festival Director with GAZE International LGBT Film festival. Noel took the lead with GAZE in 2011 and has produced and developed the biggest festivals to date, with a very well established, behind the scene, career in film and TV.  Noel is campaigner and activist on LGBT right in Ireland. He worked on the recent Marriage Equality Referendum campaign that successfully seen Ireland become the first country in the world to legalise marriage equality.