Deputy Pringle reconsiders support of Senator Norris following revelations

One of the politicians supporting Senator David Norris' presidential campaign says he would like further information about the latest controversy to hit the Senator's bid for the Aras.

It's reported two key figures in the campaign have stepped down - Director of Communications Jane Cregan and Director of Elections Derek Murphy.

The resignations are understood to come following concerns raised about the 1992 conviction of Mr Norris's former partner - Ezra Yizhak Nawi - for having sex with an underage Palestinian youth.

Deputy Thomas Pringle - who is one of 15 Oireachtas members to pledge their support for Mr Norris - says he needs more information on the subject before making a decision: