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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Said and done

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Throwback Tunes: Revisiting Boyzone's first album, Said And Done
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'The little horse', 'We go again' and other words in the Premier League in 2013-14
Plenty people had plenty to say about plenty of events in the Premier League. Here’s the best of them.
A lot of money and a lot of travel: The week in quotes
“I was not at any board meeting that signed off on this agreement, not part of any confidentiality agreement that was signed.”
Mafia-style heists and darker downsides: The week in quotes
“Can you say that in English, please?”
A coach with balls and well in with Mrs. Thatcher: The week in quotes
“It shows contempt for the whole process of accountability and transparency… It is an attempt, in my opinion, to hide something.”
'Pure constipated hurling', 'Mi Wadi & Biscuits' and other words in the GAA in 2013
Plenty people had plenty to say about plenty of events in GAA. Here’s the best of them.
Glorified piss and tossers: The week in quotes
“They relish having their feathers stroked and like to chirp, cluck, and gobble along to their favourite tunes.”
Authors of destiny and qualms with everything: The week in quotes
“The link between the Irish nationals and the chlamydia statistics was of the newspaper’s making and not supported by any reported information.”
Bold boys and great lights: The week in quotes
“In terms of my personal view, I would have no issue living next to a pylon.”
Quality people and idiots: The week in quotes
“Everybody knows Santa sees all – even Dáil debates.”
Take the first step and hard and heavy: The week in quotes
“Eventually you will discover a place of peace within yourself, a place that encourages you to head out into the world and live your life fully.”
Profundity of rotundity and Murphy's cow: The week in quotes
“I heard that the other side of the story, the people that he, am, ah, put to death were spoiling the economy of his country by devaluing the deutschmark.”
Stone hearts and dark nights: The week in quotes
“Stuck in a lift with half the Cabinet on Budget Day. Late for RTE. What are the chances?”
'He gives bland a bad name': The week in quotes
“You’ll be astounded at all the good news I’ll be announcing!”
Extracting ransoms and holding coats: The week in quotes
“Please in future say no when you are asked to prostitute yourself.”
Old Man River and the romance is gone: The week in quotes
“We have examples here of three-year-olds eating hamburgers and crisps.”
Anti-Enda sentiment and atrocities: The week in quotes
“I might go and have a drink now, believe it or not. Cheers.”
Don't be afraid and absolutely crucifying: The week in quotes
“This is not going to sort itself out.”
France is ready and too ambitious: The week in quotes
“There is no one more sorry than I about what happened.”
Chelsea Manning and brazen vandalism: The week in quotes
“As I transition into this next phase of my life, I want everyone to know the real me. I am Chelsea Manning. I am a female.”
Dogs as lions and Dublin media: The week in quotes
“The zoo is absolutely cheating us. They are trying to disguise the dogs as lions.”
Insane crime and Nuremberg defence: The week in quotes
“It’s become anti-social, it’s become unpleasant, it’s unruly, I think it’s unpoliceable, and I think it’s attracted the wrong crowd, who have joined a very good crowd.”
Corporal's kitbag and I'm not a monster: The week in quotes
“These people are trying to paint me as a monster.I’m not a monster. I’m sick.”
Human plague and better opportunities: The week in quotes
“It’s been very emotional. Any parent will know what this feeling is like.”
The Regina Monologues and totalitarian state: The week in quotes
“We are slowly but surely becoming a totalitarian state.”
Little babies and a trail of devastation: The week in quotes
“This is all, obviously, a bit of a shock to me.”
A slur on the women and none of us is perfect: The week in quotes
“Today I am proud to say to the Parliament that I am – as the saying goes – truly, madly, deeply, European.”
We need the moolah and picked it out of me arse: The week in quotes
“I just should be recording these calls for the f**king craic – or at least making notes.”
Yellow trousers and pathetic: The week in quotes
“I forgot the yellow trousers.”
Urinated all over this house and burned at the stake: The week in quotes
“The Taoiseach and your own party have urinated all over this house.”
Muppets and legal jargon: The week in quotes
“I’ve never come across a muppet in the Seanad, never once.”
Milking cows and t*ts on a bull: The week in quotes
“Bernard. Bernard, stop. Stop, Bernard. Bernard. Stop. Bernard. Stop. Stop. Stop, Bernard. Bernard. Stop. Just stop. Just stop, Bernard.”
Knitting on the Late Late Show and Shatter's apology: The week in quotes
“I was told there would be at least one nun sitting in the Late Late Show audience, knitting. And sure enough, there she was”.
The smell of Spring and a begging ass: The week in quotes
“All manner of nasty and seemingly idle minds…said whatever thing first came into their vacant, idle and meddlesome heads.”
Pretty white girl and out of the shadows: The week in quotes
“Bro, I knew something was wrong when a little pretty white girl ran into a black man’s arms.”
Abortion party and real sea-change: The week in quotes
“I’m a 34-year-old NBA centre. I’m black. And I’m gay.”
Get a grip and into a wooden box: The week in quotes
“Just shy of 7,000 job losses a month. That’s their record.”
They're all liars and I love animals: The week in quotes
“So all in all, this was a pretty shameful day for Washington.”
Great hurt and sharp elbows: The week in quotes
“People have been comparing apples with pears, and coming up with oranges.”
Not a panacea and merciless operation: The week in quotes
“Someone just came in and handed him across the counter to us. It was a really cross swan as well, we had to put him in a cell for a while to calm down.”