John Drennan: The people want Norris as our next President
Avril Doyle joins battle for FG nomination in race for the Aras
Published 19/06/2011 | 05:00
THE people want David Norris to be our next President -- but the mainstream political parties appear determined to force them to accept something completely different.
The Sunday Independent/Quantum Research opinion poll on the presidential race, which show Norris, with 30 per cent, securing more than twice the support of his closest rivals -- Pat Cox and Fergus Finlay both have 13 per cent -- poses a serious dilemma for the political establishment and the office of the Presidency.
However, the poll was taken before Avril Doyle announced that she was to join the race.