Norris is ablaze but may go up in flames
He has to deal with the letters issue or his presidential campaign could implode, writes Jody Corcoran
Published 02/10/2011 | 05:00
IT was the night the campaign of David Norris properly began and, in all probability, the night it ended too. In truth, it was always going to be thus. Dublin City Hall, Tuesday, September 27, 6.45pm. . .
An hour earlier, across the road in Eddie Rocket's on Dame Street, the mood of the turn of the season upon me, we got the lie of the land. It had been well laid.
Michael D Higgins, media in tow, had arrived an hour before to meet the councillors of the Labour Party, who are in a majority. They were not to stand in Norris's way.