Irish people ‘filthy’ and O’Connell Street still neglected, David Norris tells Seanad

Independent Senator calls for new commission to oversee rejuvenation of Dublin Wed, Jun 24, 2015, 22:20 Michael O’Regan Independent Senator David Norris claimed Irish people were “filthy’’ as he repeated his criticism of the neglect of Dublin’s O’Connell Street. He said Dublin City Council made the situation worse except for…

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Philip Monahan Lecture

This forms the text of a lecture I was invited to give in UCC in 2007. The Philip Monahan Lecture – University College Cork. 12 March 2007 The Big Issues by Senator David Norris I am very honoured indeed to have been invited to deliver the Philip Monahan lecture, even…

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Article on Finance

3rd  March 2009 The financial calamity which surrounds us is not a natural catastrophe – it’s not a Tsunami, Earthquake or Volcano. It is man made and as such should be susceptible of a human solution. More than that it was all too predictable and there were even a few…

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Village Magazine Article

20 October 2009 Politics can be such a wonderful hybrid, at once deeply serious and yet simultaneously hilarious. I have never cared for the word “gobsmacked” but that’s the only word in the English language to describe the expression on the face of the Fine Gael leader in the Seanad…

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