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Not the calibre of person we require

Published 02/08/2011 | 05:00

Senator David Norris is in the eye of a storm after latest letter controversy
Senator David Norris is in the eye of a storm after latest letter controversy

DAVID Norris's use of Seanad notepaper to write to the courts of a foreign country to plead clemency for a man convicted of statutory rape shows he is not the calibre of person Ireland requires as a presidential candidate; and furthermore it was a gross misuse of his senatorial privileges which should necessitate his resignation.

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K Nolan
Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim

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