IT WAS A week of celebration (hopefully) in which the wait for Leaving Cert results finally came to an end for over 55,000 students. Minister Quinn urged them to “to look forward to the next chapter” in their lives, whatever that may be.
Ireland’s Olympic athletes also returned home, hiccups and all. The sporting news wasn’t to be all good, however. Irish goalkeeper Shay Given retired from international football after 16 years. Regrets? He may have a few. Frustrations? One in particular.
All that and more, in the week in quotes: