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Sunday 28 May 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Norris

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# Leo
"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.
# Gay Rights
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.
# Beardless
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.
# Seanad referendum
'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.
# Seanad
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.
# Seanad Abolition
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
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.
# Race for the Áras
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.
# Race for the Áras
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.
# Race for the Áras
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.
# Race for the Áras
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.
# Race for the Áras
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.
# Race for the Áras
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.
# Race for the Áras
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.
# Race for the Áras
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.
# Race for the Áras
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.
# Race for the Cllrs
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.
# Race for the Áras
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.
# Race for the Áras
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
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.
# Race for the Áras
Norris actively seeking nomination for presidency bid
Senator David Norris is officially back in the race.
# Norris
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?
# Norris
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
'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.
# Norris
Ezra Nawi: Norris was victim of dirty tricks campaign
Nawi claims there was Israeli involvement in Norris’s clemency letter becoming public.
# Norris
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.
# Daily Fix
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.
# David Norris
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…
# David Norris
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
Norris quits presidential race: his statement in full
David Norris’ statement in full as he bows out of the race for the Áras…
# Norris
Gallery: Ireland reacts as David Norris ends his campaign
The announcement sparked strong feelings on Twitter – and not everybody was disappointed.
# Norris
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
Norris to break silence on presidential campaign today
The independent senator will make a statement at 3pm.
# David Norris
As three TDs withdraw their backing who's supporting Norris now?
David Norris is expected to break his silence today.
# 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.