Norris sues newspapers over presidential campaign coverage

Senator David Norris has launched legal actions against three national media outlets following his unsuccessful presidential bid last year.

1st September, 2012
David Norris.

Senator David Norris has launched legal actions against three national media outlets following his unsuccessful presidential bid last year.

Lawyers for the former Trinity College Dublin lecturer and gay rights activist lodged proceedings in the High Court against Independent Newspaper, publishers of the Sunday Independent, Irish Independent and Evening Herald newspapers; and News Group Newspapers Ltd, publishers of the Irish Sun.

The actions against both newspaper groups follow Norris's existing legal action against state broadcaster...

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