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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.”

IT WAS A week dominated by abortion as the government published the draft of the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013, ensuring much debate.

Elsewhere, Michael D Higgins’ comments to the Financial Times generated discussion about the role of the president in Irish political discourse while Coronation Street star Bill Roache was charged with rape.

All that and more, its the week in quotes:

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