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#Norris

# norris - Monday 19 January, 2015

"I'm sure Ireland will recover...": David Norris's very David Norris response to Leo
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# Leo

"I'm sure Ireland will recover...": David Norris's very David Norris response to Leo

Jan 19th 2015, 10:34 AM 20,653 Views 55 Comments

Meanwhile, one of Fine Gael’s more conservative TDs says she appreciates the move will be consoling to young people who are gay.

# norris - Friday 22 August, 2014

How Albert Reynolds made Ireland a fairer place for gay people
# Gay Rights
# Gay Rights

How Albert Reynolds made Ireland a fairer place for gay people

Aug 22nd 2014, 7:15 AM 9,942 Views 16 Comments

Reynolds’ government presided over the fist steps towards ending discrimination against the gay and lesbian community.

# norris - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

PICS: After 40 years, David Norris has shaved off his beard for charity
# Beardless
# Beardless

PICS: After 40 years, David Norris has shaved off his beard for charity

Oct 22nd 2013, 10:17 AM 29,556 Views 79 Comments

The senator has given his 40-year-old beard the chop in aid of cancer charities.

# norris - Saturday 5 October, 2013

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

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

Oct 5th 2013, 3:18 PM 12,627 Views 116 Comments

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

# norris - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Doherty: Norris comments gave Seanad abolition campaign a boost
# Seanad
# Seanad

Doherty: Norris comments gave Seanad abolition campaign a boost

Jul 16th 2013, 10:09 AM 5,784 Views 49 Comments

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

# norris - Monday 15 July, 2013

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

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

Jul 15th 2013, 8:00 PM 44,671 Views 212 Comments

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

# norris - Thursday 23 August, 2012

David Norris to publish autobiography in October
# David Norris
# David Norris

David Norris to publish autobiography in October

Aug 23rd 2012, 10:29 AM 2,852 Views 22 Comments

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

# norris - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

# norris - Monday 24 October, 2011

David Norris admits presidential bid has left him 'in the red'
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

David Norris admits presidential bid has left him 'in the red'

Oct 24th 2011, 7:07 PM 1,078 Views 15 Comments

The independent presidential candidate says he is “out of money” as his bid for the Áras enters its final few days.

# norris - Friday 21 October, 2011

Tape of controversial Norris interview with Helen Lucy Burke emerges
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Tape of controversial Norris interview with Helen Lucy Burke emerges

Oct 21st 2011, 3:25 PM 6,219 Views 136 Comments

The tape included excerpts from an interview Norris gave to Burke in 2002 which has caused controversy in recent months over the views he expressed about paedophilia.

# norris - Thursday 20 October, 2011

Norris rules out any vote transfer pact with Higgins
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Norris rules out any vote transfer pact with Higgins

Oct 20th 2011, 6:27 PM 545 Views 7 Comments

The Labour presidential candidate mooted the possibility of a pact today but Norris’s campaign has ruled it out this evening.

# norris - Monday 17 October, 2011

Norris slams 'betrayal' of Irish people, insists he's the '24-carat' independent
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Norris slams 'betrayal' of Irish people, insists he's the '24-carat' independent

Oct 17th 2011, 10:50 AM 3,714 Views 37 Comments

A hugely anticipated speech focused on the recent report on people in mortgage arrears as David Norris insisted he is the only true independent in the presidential race.

# norris - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Norris says he will not have a spouse in the Áras if elected
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Norris says he will not have a spouse in the Áras if elected

Sep 29th 2011, 7:45 PM 1,564 Views 25 Comments

The independent candidate for president said he was not currently in a relationship with anyone.

# norris - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Norris an official presidential candidate after Dublin City nomination
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Norris an official presidential candidate after Dublin City nomination

Sep 27th 2011, 7:40 PM 3,424 Views 180 Comments

The independent senator has now secured the backing of four local authorities and is a candidate for president of Ireland.

Higgins asks Labour councillors not to obstruct Norris's presidential hopes
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Higgins asks Labour councillors not to obstruct Norris's presidential hopes

Sep 27th 2011, 6:36 PM 1,915 Views 22 Comments

Labour’s presidential candidate has told Dublin City councillors meeting this evening that they should not seek to obstruct the entrace of David Norris into the race.

# norris - Monday 26 September, 2011

Norris fails to secure South Dublin County Council support for Áras run
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Norris fails to secure South Dublin County Council support for Áras run

Sep 26th 2011, 5:30 PM 2,698 Views 66 Comments

The independent senator still needs the support of two local authorities in order to get on the ballot paper. Dana Rosemary Scallon also needs to support of two more councils.

# norris - Sunday 25 September, 2011

McGrath to meet with supporters tonight to discuss Norris, while Ross provides 18th signature
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

McGrath to meet with supporters tonight to discuss Norris, while Ross provides 18th signature

Sep 25th 2011, 11:06 AM 1,519 Views 81 Comments

Mattie McGrath has yet to make a decision on supporting Norris, while Shane Ross has confirmed his support. Meanwhile the Sunday Times reports six new clemency letters have been revealed.

# norris - Friday 23 September, 2011

Norris and Dana's presidential hopes boosted as councils to meet next week
# Race For The Cllrs
# Race For The Cllrs

Norris and Dana's presidential hopes boosted as councils to meet next week

Sep 23rd 2011, 7:23 PM 880 Views 19 Comments

Both now appear likely to receive enough support from local authorities to ensure they get on the ballot paper when nominations close next Wednesday.

# norris - Thursday 22 September, 2011

Norris set to fall short of Oireachtas support as candidates look to councils
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Norris set to fall short of Oireachtas support as candidates look to councils

Sep 22nd 2011, 8:05 PM 4,555 Views 130 Comments

A busy day in presidential campaign as David Norris’s attempts at being nominated by the Oireachtas appear to be fading as both he and Dana now look set to pin their hopes on local council support.

# norris - Saturday 17 September, 2011

Kerry TDs, Flanagan and McGrath back McGuinness but who’s supporting Norris?
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Kerry TDs, Flanagan and McGrath back McGuinness but who’s supporting Norris?

Sep 17th 2011, 5:25 PM 3,369 Views 101 Comments

Sinn Féin’s candidate has the numbers to be on the ballot paper but David Norris faces a battle to secure enough support. We crunch the numbers on who is backing who.

Norris: 'This would be the biggest comeback in Irish political history'
# Norris
# Norris

Norris: 'This would be the biggest comeback in Irish political history'

Sep 17th 2011, 12:17 AM 3,901 Views 136 Comments

David Norris has spoken to The Late Late Show about his former partner Ezra Nawi, his views on paedophilia, and his prospects for being the next president of Ireland.

# norris - Friday 16 September, 2011

Norris actively seeking nomination for presidency bid
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Norris actively seeking nomination for presidency bid

Sep 16th 2011, 3:17 PM 1,294 Views 47 Comments

Senator David Norris is officially back in the race.

# norris - Sunday 11 September, 2011

Fianna Fáil senator denies party support for renewed Norris bid
# Norris
# Norris

Fianna Fáil senator denies party support for renewed Norris bid

Sep 11th 2011, 10:46 AM 1,721 Views 36 Comments

It’s reported today that David Norris is about to re-enter the presidential race, but does he have Fianna Fáil support?

# norris - Monday 5 September, 2011

Campaign steps up push for David Norris to re-enter presidential race
# Norris
# Norris

Campaign steps up push for David Norris to re-enter presidential race

Sep 5th 2011, 7:00 AM 2,814 Views 118 Comments

Off the back of one poll which put him third in the race he’s already pulled out of, David Norris tweeted his thanks for the continued support over the weekend.

# norris - Friday 5 August, 2011

'Norris for President' petition gains nearly 3,000 signatures
# Norris
# Norris

'Norris for President' petition gains nearly 3,000 signatures

Aug 5th 2011, 1:19 PM 2,693 Views 131 Comments

A web-based petition set up by a Norris fan has gained thousands of signatures – but has also been the target of abuse.

Ezra Nawi: Norris was victim of dirty tricks campaign
# Norris
# Norris

Ezra Nawi: Norris was victim of dirty tricks campaign

Aug 5th 2011, 8:14 AM 2,050 Views 89 Comments

Nawi claims there was Israeli involvement in Norris’s clemency letter becoming public.

# norris - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Ezra Nawi rape conviction went unreported in Israel: report
# Norris
# Norris

Ezra Nawi rape conviction went unreported in Israel: report

Aug 3rd 2011, 8:14 AM 3,536 Views 40 Comments

The story which has ended the presidential hopes of David Norris has only come to light 14 years later.

# norris - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Aug 2nd 2011, 8:01 PM 1,337 Views 0 Comments

In today’s Fix: Norris bows out of presidential race, US avoids a debt default and Foo Fighters… coming soon to a garage near you.

Norris's first interview: I will stay on as Senator
# David Norris
# David Norris

Norris's first interview: I will stay on as Senator

Aug 2nd 2011, 7:06 PM 1,319 Views 17 Comments

In his first full interview since his withdrawal from the presidential campaign, Senator David Norris told Today FM of his future in the Seanad, of “love of his life” Ezra Nawi, his campaign staff and more…

Political reaction to Norris's withdrawal
# David Norris
# David Norris

Political reaction to Norris's withdrawal

Aug 2nd 2011, 4:51 PM 1,484 Views 41 Comments

A number of fellow politicians have welcomed David Norris’ decision, while the Israeli Embassy has said that it was not involved in the publication of the controversial letter written by the Senator.

Norris quits presidential race: his statement in full
# Norris
# Norris

Norris quits presidential race: his statement in full

Aug 2nd 2011, 3:44 PM 2,790 Views 31 Comments

David Norris’ statement in full as he bows out of the race for the Áras…

Gallery: Ireland reacts as David Norris ends his campaign
# Norris
# Norris

Gallery: Ireland reacts as David Norris ends his campaign

Aug 2nd 2011, 3:41 PM 1,227 Views 4 Comments

The announcement sparked strong feelings on Twitter – and not everybody was disappointed.

David Norris calls a halt to presidential campaign
# Norris
# Norris

David Norris calls a halt to presidential campaign

Aug 2nd 2011, 3:07 PM 7,245 Views 182 Comments

The Independent senator has said that it’s time to “reassert the while of my life and destiny”.

Norris to break silence on presidential campaign today
# Norris
# Norris

Norris to break silence on presidential campaign today

Aug 2nd 2011, 1:47 PM 878 Views 12 Comments

The independent senator will make a statement at 3pm.

As three TDs withdraw their backing who's supporting Norris now?
# David Norris
# David Norris

As three TDs withdraw their backing who's supporting Norris now?

Aug 2nd 2011, 7:42 AM 1,105 Views 21 Comments

David Norris is expected to break his silence today.

# norris - Monday 1 August, 2011

Three TDs withdraw support as Norris campaign hangs in balance
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Three TDs withdraw support as Norris campaign hangs in balance

Aug 1st 2011, 9:32 PM 2,904 Views 78 Comments

Three of the 15 Oireachtas members who were willing to nominate David Norris for the presidency have withdrawn their offer.

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