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Monday 25 September 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Said and done

All time
Still a Republican and a seismic shift: The week in quotes
“I want those lies – I want that blackguarding, lies, corrected here today. That was lies we were told… It’s been a farce from start to finish.”
So much partying and do as the Romans do: The week in quotes
“What we have found, in one word, is a disgrace.”
Professionalism and George Bush's head: The week in quotes
“The last head on the left is George Bush. George Bush’s head appears in a couple of beheading scenes. It’s not a choice, it’s not a political statement. We just had to use whatever head we had around.”
Soviet machine guns and healthy scepticism: The week in quotes
“I came here to see Jedward carry the Olympic torch. It was awesome because, like, they’re Jedward. I didn’t know it would be a big thing with a fire on top, I thought it was a torch you would shine stuff on.”
Inconceivable and short lived independence: The week in quotes
“It was Fianna Fáil wot won it.”
Lunatics and a reunited Ireland: The week in quotes
“I honestly think it is damaging the national psyche.”
Noah's Ark and whole genitalia: The week in quotes
“You can’t even call it a fig leaf – a fig leaf covers the whole genatalia, this only covers the tip.”
Arousal and muzzled: The week in quotes
“It is important for me personally to go ahead and affirm that same-sex couples should be able to get married.”
Good innings and Jedi Knights: The week in quotes
“They were absolutely stoned out of their minds.”
Smirking, measles and morons: The week in quotes
“As far as I’m concerned, he’s a moron.”
Fornication and feeling great: The week in quotes
“Hurrah for fornication”.
Very conscious and the McCarthy era: The week in quotes
“This is a slippery slope we should not slide down nor encourage. It has echoes of the discredited McCarthy era of the 1950s in US politics.”
Editorial failures and downsides to being pretty: The week in quotes
“We are not the people to turn to if you can’t find your false teeth, if your sat nav is broken and you need directions … if you are looking for a dog-minder while you are on holiday.”
By the grace of God and blood sport: The week in quotes
“By the grace of God, we have won the most sensational victory in British political history.”
Awesome people and political corruption: The week in quotes
“I was honest with the Tribunal and I gave it truthful evidence and I reject completely any suggestion that I did otherwise.”
Paddy doesn't know and lubricant of credit: The week in quotes
“Take off like a rocket”
Fewer foreigners and European trains: The week in quotes
“Anyone out there hurting, looking at 50 TDs and Senators celebrating a year in government… it would have been a disaster.”
Referenda and Raisa: The week in quotes
“The first ten years of this 15 year ordeal were absolutely hell”
Leftist flamboyance and corrosive cynicism: The week in quotes
“Autism is a theory. It is not a fact”
Pope and pictures: The week in quotes
“I got to give them kudos, cause they really stepped up and did the full monty thing and got naked.”
Nuts and takeaway: The week in quotes
“We’ll pay our dues in full and on time”…
Buddy-buddy and 'so help me God': The week in quotes
“We must reject the notion of normative citizens being reduced to the status of disaggregated rational utility maximisers in our theories and policies.”
Borrowing and bombs: The week in quotes
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Wolves and Wahlberg: The week in quotes
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