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Preferred contact method Email Text message. David has lived in Dublin from the age of six months, and the city of Ulysses remains one of his great passions.
Over a long sixteen years, and despite rejections by the Irish High and Supreme Courts, he fought a bruising battle to overturn the Victorian law. His popularity and the public affection towards him saw him quickly established as the front-runner, but all of that was to change over a hugely controversial summer, when a sustained media campaign put paid to his chances.
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It was a decision he was later to regret and in his book he says he should never have made such a rash decision. He later reentered the race, but it was too late.
He got , first preference votes, but the media had done their work. He is clearly very bitter about what they did to him and the book is littered with references to Leveson and the fact that Ireland needs something similar. The race ruined him financially. They met 30 years ago and while Norris clearly fell in love, he was treated appallingly by his younger lover. Norris worshipped him, but all he got in return was hassle. His tale is one that many of us can relate to, but in the end you end up wanting to shake him out of it.
It was a sad end to what for one of them had been something very meaningful.