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# norris - Monday 19 January, 2015

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

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

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

# norris - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

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

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

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

# norris - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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.

# norris - Monday 15 July, 2013

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.

# 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.

# norris - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# norris - Monday 24 October, 2011

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know this morning: More clemency letters from Norris revealed, bikers to take to the roads in protest over new regulations… and we know who owns Twitter, but who owns ‘tweet’?

# norris - Friday 23 September, 2011

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

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

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?

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

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

Senator David Norris is officially back in the race.

# norris - Sunday 11 September, 2011

Fianna Fáil senator denies party support for renewed Norris bid

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

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things you should know this morning…

# norris - Monday 5 September, 2011

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

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

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

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

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

# norris - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

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The Daily Fix: Tuesday

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

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

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

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 This post contains images

Gallery: Ireland reacts as David Norris ends his campaign

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

David Norris calls a halt to presidential campaign

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

The independent senator will make a statement at 3pm.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning…

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

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

Three TDs withdraw support as Norris campaign hangs in balance

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

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