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#David Norris

# david-norris - Saturday 5 October, 2013

'We got the Twitter out': Norris explains No side's 'success' in Seanad referendum

David Norris was in sparkling form at Dublin Castle this afternoon.

# david-norris - Monday 16 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge 8 reasons we can't wait for the Dáil to return Feck You Deputy Stagg

8 reasons we can't wait for the Dáil to return

Absence makes the heart grow… fonder?

# david-norris - Friday 30 August, 2013

Irish transgender woman Lydia Foy nominated for European Diversity Award

Foy is one of eight nominees for the award with Senator David Norris also shortlisted.

# david-norris - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Brian Hayes on why he told John Crown: 'You lick yourself every night' Seanad Referendum This post contains videos

Brian Hayes on why he told John Crown: 'You lick yourself every night'

The junior minister got into a heated argument with senator John Crown during a recent debate on the Seanad abolition.

# david-norris - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Poll: Do you think there is sexism in Leinster House? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think there is sexism in Leinster House?

The behaviour of David Norris and Tom Barry has raised some eyebrows – but what do you think?

Column: Sexism in Leinster House is alive and well

Two male politicians showed how sexism can come in many forms – post-modern with an ironic twist and just plain old-fashioned, writes Maura Adshead.

# david-norris - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Top readers' comments of the week

Here’s our roundup of the best, the most interesting and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

# david-norris - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Senators fail to delay referendum as Norris slams ‘its most disgraceful night’

The Seanad adjourned debate on abolishing itself without a vote tonight.

# david-norris - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about the abortion legislation passing the Seanad, Magdalene laundries, and Katy French’s inquest.

Watch: Norris says he’s happy to withdraw words that caused offence Fannygate This post contains videos

Watch: Norris says he’s happy to withdraw words that caused offence

Senator David Norris told the Seanad this morning that he is happy to withdraw his “intemperate” remarks towards Fine Gael TD Regina Doherty.

"Personal animosity" shouldn't be part of Seanad abolition debate - Howlin David Norris This post contains videos

"Personal animosity" shouldn't be part of Seanad abolition debate - Howlin

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform said he expects a “robust debate” on the whether or not to introduce a unicameral system of government.

Doherty: Norris comments gave Seanad abolition campaign a boost

The Fine Gael TD was referring to Norris saying she was “talking through her fanny” while in the Seanad yesterday.

Poll: Should David Norris apologise to Regina Doherty? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should David Norris apologise to Regina Doherty?

Senator David Norris has been criticised for saying a Fine Gael TD was “talking through her fanny” – but does he need to say sorry?

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here are nine things to know as you start your day.

# david-norris - Monday 15 July, 2013

Doherty to complain over Norris after 'sexist and deeply inappropriate language'

Regina Doherty will be complaining to the leader of the Seanad over remarks by David Norris earlier today.

Video: David Norris accuses Fine Gael TD of ‘speaking out of her f***y’ Seanad Abolition This post contains videos

Video: David Norris accuses Fine Gael TD of ‘speaking out of her f***y’

Adolf Hitler also got a mention in the upper house this afternoon.

# david-norris - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Senator David Norris seriously ill with cancer

He is undergoing treatment in St Vincent’s hospital but says he will return to the Seanad in the next few days.

# david-norris - Friday 19 April, 2013

Norris claims Iona Institute 'tried to mislead constitutional convention' Same-Sex Marriage This post contains videos

Norris claims Iona Institute 'tried to mislead constitutional convention'

Norris has called for an inquiry into whether the conservative think-tank misrepresented a study about child parenting.

# david-norris - Sunday 30 December, 2012

'A logistical, logarithmic progression' : The year in 46 quotes Review 2012 This post contains images

'A logistical, logarithmic progression' : The year in 46 quotes

“It’s clear that people are pissed off with us as a government” and 45 other quotes that tell the story of 2012.

# david-norris - Saturday 27 October, 2012

One year after #Aras11, where are the failed presidential candidates now?

One wrote a book, one went on tour, one went back up the North and one went to Strasbourg. Here’s what Seán, Martin, Gay, David, Dana and Mary did next.

# david-norris - Saturday 25 August, 2012

A 'brutal, brutal, brutal' year but TV3 remains positive about the future TV3

A 'brutal, brutal, brutal' year but TV3 remains positive about the future

As it launched its autumn schedule, TV3′s programming director Ben Frow and commercial director Pat Kiely talked recession, financial pressures, RTÉ, David Norris and Tallafornia with TheJournal.ie this week.

# david-norris - Thursday 23 August, 2012

David Norris to publish autobiography in October

The senator and former presidential candidate is expected to cover his long career in politics and his controversial bid for the Áras.

# david-norris - Sunday 17 June, 2012

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know this morning…

# david-norris - Saturday 16 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge What the Blooming hell is going on today? Bloomsday

What the Blooming hell is going on today?

It’s Bloomsday today, celebrating the work of James Joyce. What’s going on around the country?

# david-norris - Saturday 31 March, 2012

Column: David Norris's Privacy Bill recycles a flawed earlier version

Secretary of the Irish NUJ, Séamus Dooley, on his concerns about the recent legislation proposed by a number of independent senators.

# david-norris - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

Shatter launches stinging attack on 'contrived' journalism

The minister for justice tells a Seanad debate that some journalists omit important facts in order to scandalise the public.

# david-norris - Monday 26 March, 2012

Poll: Do reality TV shows set a bad example for home drinking? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do reality TV shows set a bad example for home drinking?

Have your say in today’s poll…

# david-norris - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

All Tuesday’s biggest news stories, plus some bits and pieces you may have missed along the way.

TV3 says Norris can watch Late Late after he criticises 'obnoxious' Tallafornia

The Senator criticised what he called the “drink-sodden programme” in the Seanad today.

# david-norris - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Your nightly news round-up of the day’s biggest stories…

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

David Norris says tabloid editor told him stories about him were "payback"

Independent senator and former Presidential candidate scathing of media standards during discussion in Seanad.

# david-norris - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

Government blocks Seanad move to abolish unvouched independents’ allowance

An amendment moved by independent Senators making the ‘leaders’ allowance’ vouched has been defeated by the government.

# david-norris - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Your evening round-up of the day’s news…

Guess which #Áras11 candidate spent the most on their campaign?

Hint: It wasn’t the winner…

# david-norris - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Stephen Lawrence murderers sentenced to 14 years, 15 years in prison

Gary Dobson and David Norris were convicted of the 1993 racist murder of 18-year-old Lawrence in London yesterday.

# david-norris - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

Two guilty of racist 1993 murder of Stephen Lawrence

The black teenager was stabbed to death in 1993 by a white gang apparently motivated by little bit his skin colour.

# david-norris - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

Vincent Browne announces his Political Awards 2011

The Sunday Business Post won best newspaper – with Senator David Norris taking an award for “Political Survivor”.

# david-norris - Monday 28 November, 2011

Household charge legislation to be pushed through ahead of Budget

The final legal measures to cut judges’ pay will also be voted on by the Dáil this week.

# david-norris - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…