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European court rejects challenge to 'almighty God' wording in Presidential oath
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European court rejects challenge to 'almighty God' wording in Presidential oath

Updated Nov 18th 2021, 11:30 AM 46,255 Views 0 Comments

The case is being taken by TD Róisín Shortall and others including Senator David Norris.

Lynn Ruane, David Norris and Michael McDowell to return to the Seanad
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Lynn Ruane, David Norris and Michael McDowell to return to the Seanad

Apr 2nd 2020, 12:05 PM 19,407 Views 55 Comments

Counting continues to fill seats on the Industrial and Commercial panels.

Seanad briefly suspended over 'misogyny' row
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Seanad briefly suspended over 'misogyny' row

Nov 21st 2018, 8:05 PM 24,483 Views 29 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Lorraine Clifford-Lee clashed with Fine Gael’s Jerry Buttimer.

David Norris: The Hirschfeld Centre revolutionised Temple Bar in 1979 - it deserves a commemorative plaque
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David Norris: The Hirschfeld Centre revolutionised Temple Bar in 1979 - it deserves a commemorative plaque

Nov 9th 2018, 7:00 AM 8,604 Views 15 Comments

Senator David Norris on the legacy of the Hirschfeld Centre, which burned down.

'Forget ageism, it's the truth' - Norris claims 77-year-old Michael D running for second term would be ill-advised
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'Forget ageism, it's the truth' - Norris claims 77-year-old Michael D running for second term would be ill-advised

Jun 28th 2018, 8:19 AM 56,780 Views 76 Comments

Norris himself ran against Michael D Higgins in the 2011 presidential election.

'And then a rocket sprang and bang': We asked David Norris to read his favourite section of Ulysses
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'And then a rocket sprang and bang': We asked David Norris to read his favourite section of Ulysses

Jun 15th 2018, 8:30 PM 7,998 Views 17 Comments

Happy Bloomsday.

Taoiseach planning measures to 'recognise the wrongs' done to those criminalised for homosexuality
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Taoiseach planning measures to 'recognise the wrongs' done to those criminalised for homosexuality

Jun 12th 2018, 5:45 PM 13,515 Views 91 Comments

Ireland officially passed legislation which finally decriminalised homosexuality on 24 June 1993.

Celebrity Home Of The Year was on last night and Twitter was BET into it
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# Celeb Gaffs

Celebrity Home Of The Year was on last night and Twitter was BET into it

Jan 3rd 2018, 9:59 AM 15,498 Views 1 Comment

Because who doesn’t love a good snoop?

Norris lets rip on vulture funds: 'Why were they allowed into this country?'
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Norris lets rip on vulture funds: 'Why were they allowed into this country?'

Jun 28th 2017, 7:11 PM 41,000 Views 88 Comments

Speaking about his new Housing Co-op Bill, Norris said people appear to have forgotten that “eviction” is a dirty word in Ireland.

Government considered using 'AIDS argument' in David Norris gay rights case
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Government considered using 'AIDS argument' in David Norris gay rights case

Dec 30th 2016, 6:45 AM 21,584 Views 49 Comments

In battling David Norris’ claims that Irish homosexuality laws were in breach of his human rights, the government was considering all kinds of defences.

"The battle globally is only just beginning" - David Norris on what Pride means to him
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"The battle globally is only just beginning" - David Norris on what Pride means to him

Jun 25th 2016, 12:00 PM 8,040 Views 39 Comments

We visited the LGBTA campaigner on the eve of the Pride festival.

David Norris says people on social welfare shouldn't be allowed to buy drink
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David Norris says people on social welfare shouldn't be allowed to buy drink

Dec 11th 2015, 11:53 AM 41,749 Views 310 Comments

The independent senator said alcohol had now become “a human right” in Ireland.

David Norris: I am not in favour of incest, I never have been
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David Norris: I am not in favour of incest, I never have been

Oct 22nd 2015, 1:52 PM 16,590 Views 52 Comments

The independent senator has sought to clarify remarks he made in the Seanad on Tuesday.

David Norris says that gay cousins should be allowed to marry each other
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David Norris says that gay cousins should be allowed to marry each other

Oct 20th 2015, 11:08 PM 35,107 Views 191 Comments

“It wouldn’t take a feather out of me if two cousin married each other. What’s the problem with that. Really?”

'My son will never live independently. I fear for his future when I'm dead'
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'My son will never live independently. I fear for his future when I'm dead'

Sep 28th 2015, 9:15 PM 21,024 Views 17 Comments

Dr Tom Clonan, a security analyst and former army captain, is running for the Seanad.

Comedian Al Porter will defend David Norris defamation case
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Comedian Al Porter will defend David Norris defamation case

Sep 7th 2015, 4:13 PM 31,305 Views 0 Comments

Norris is suing Porter over a joke he made two years ago.

7 times this century sexism in Irish politics made us cringe
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# Lapgate

7 times this century sexism in Irish politics made us cringe

Jul 20th 2015, 3:49 PM 8,144 Views 2 Comments

“Rein her in there”.

A senator is worried about Yanis Varoufakis' wife riding on a motorbike without a helmet
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A senator is worried about Yanis Varoufakis' wife riding on a motorbike without a helmet

Jul 8th 2015, 4:01 PM 22,440 Views 107 Comments

Yep, really.

David Norris: The most common advice about reading Ulysses is 'absolute rubbish'
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David Norris: The most common advice about reading Ulysses is 'absolute rubbish'

Jun 16th 2015, 11:55 AM 16,833 Views 28 Comments

“If you’re bored or confused, forget about it, move on.”

David Norris on Stephen Fry and replacing wombs with 'bazookas'
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David Norris on Stephen Fry and replacing wombs with 'bazookas'

Jun 16th 2015, 10:30 AM 10,432 Views 19 Comments

This is going to be one LIVELY conversation.

David Norris got an amazing reception at Dublin Castle this afternoon
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David Norris got an amazing reception at Dublin Castle this afternoon

May 23rd 2015, 2:20 PM 26,260 Views 54 Comments

The independent senator was the toast of the courtyard.

Lots of TDs are breaking the rules and wearing Yes pins - but will they be punished?
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Lots of TDs are breaking the rules and wearing Yes pins - but will they be punished?

May 14th 2015, 9:00 PM 10,647 Views 100 Comments

The wearing of pins and badges in Leinster House has become a hot topic in recent days.

David Norris: "As a gay man, I would really welcome being voted to be an equal person"
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David Norris: "As a gay man, I would really welcome being voted to be an equal person"

May 13th 2015, 6:10 PM 12,450 Views 179 Comments

The independent senator came on the plinth to dismiss No side claims about funding to groups campaigning for a Yes vote.

9 times when Irish politics has been really sexist
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9 times when Irish politics has been really sexist

Feb 1st 2015, 10:30 AM 28,318 Views 50 Comments

The debate about sexism in Irish politics has been reignited by Michael Lowry and his controversial note this week.

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

WATCH: David Norris condemns 'knickers shops and ignorant buildings' in Dublin city
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WATCH: David Norris condemns 'knickers shops and ignorant buildings' in Dublin city

Nov 25th 2014, 10:39 PM 33,053 Views 97 Comments

“What I have seen has absolutely horrified me.”

There was an almighty row over Phil Hogan and Irish Water in the Seanad today
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There was an almighty row over Phil Hogan and Irish Water in the Seanad today

Nov 5th 2014, 3:30 PM 23,838 Views 112 Comments

The upper house was suspended three times this afternoon. Here’s what happened….

David Norris takes on Russia Today presenter over gay rights
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David Norris takes on Russia Today presenter over gay rights

Oct 10th 2014, 6:28 PM 32,687 Views 188 Comments

It was a lively discussion to say the least…

WATCH: David Norris calls 1916 rebels 'traitors to their own cause'
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WATCH: David Norris calls 1916 rebels 'traitors to their own cause'

Sep 19th 2014, 9:59 AM 23,492 Views 155 Comments

The plot thickens…

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TDs and Senators will meet the Israeli and Palestinian ambassadors today

Sep 3rd 2014, 7:00 AM 5,116 Views 66 Comments

Expect some very pointed questions…

Here's Charlie Flanagan's explanation of why Ireland won't be throwing out Israel's ambassador
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Here's Charlie Flanagan's explanation of why Ireland won't be throwing out Israel's ambassador

Jul 31st 2014, 10:20 PM 23,659 Views 233 Comments

“If we expelled every ambassador from Dublin for alleged human rights abuses there would be very few CD-plated registered cars around our city.”

RSVP: Senators want to invite Pope Francis to Ireland
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RSVP: Senators want to invite Pope Francis to Ireland

Feb 19th 2014, 3:12 PM 8,702 Views 84 Comments

A visit from Pope Francis to Ireland would begin the healing process, says Senator David Norris who tabled the motion.

WATCH: Senator asks RTÉ payout recipients to 'give the money back'
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WATCH: Senator asks RTÉ payout recipients to 'give the money back'

Feb 19th 2014, 9:08 AM 13,695 Views 94 Comments

During his two minutes speaking time last night, David Norris claimed there is homophobia present in the upper house.

David Norris and Paul Murphy raise homophobia in Irish and EU parliaments
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David Norris and Paul Murphy raise homophobia in Irish and EU parliaments

Feb 4th 2014, 11:20 PM 14,963 Views 0 Comments

Senator David Norris calls for debate on the issue in the Seanad while MEP Paul Murphy brings up the Irish row in Strasbourg.

‘The Bart Simpson defence’: Surprising pop culture references in the Dáil and Seanad
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‘The Bart Simpson defence’: Surprising pop culture references in the Dáil and Seanad

Dec 29th 2013, 6:30 PM 12,494 Views 8 Comments

Everything from Miley Cyrus to Downton Abbey has been raised in the Dáil and Seanad chambers down the years…

Lapgate, run Rabbitte, run and talking through her f***y - the political year in videos
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Lapgate, run Rabbitte, run and talking through her f***y - the political year in videos

Dec 26th 2013, 8:45 AM 5,309 Views 7 Comments

All the best shouting, attention seeking and scandal caught on camera.

Prince George, peat briquettes and David Norris: The week in numbers
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Prince George, peat briquettes and David Norris: The week in numbers

Oct 26th 2013, 10:00 AM 8,593 Views 5 Comments

Plus: How much money has the HSE spent so far this year?

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

Oct 22nd 2013, 10:17 AM 29,557 Views 79 Comments

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

David Norris to shave off his beard - over the Seanad referendum
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David Norris to shave off his beard - over the Seanad referendum

Oct 21st 2013, 9:42 PM 13,120 Views 37 Comments

The Senator will shave his beard off for charity on the Ray D’Arcy show tomorrow morning.

"No bloody hope will I work for nothing" - David Norris
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"No bloody hope will I work for nothing" - David Norris

Oct 8th 2013, 3:47 PM 20,797 Views 129 Comments

On the first day back after the referendum result, David Norris has already hit out at the idea that senators should not be paid.

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