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They're all liars and I love animals: The week in quotes

“So all in all, this was a pretty shameful day for Washington.”

IT WAS A week in which the United States was rocked by the bombings at the Boston Marathon and a huge explosion at a fertiliser plant in the state of Texas.

Here at home the Croke Park II deal collapsed forcing the government to find another way to cut €300 million from the public sector pay bill and the inquest into the death of Savita Halappanavar concluded in Galway.

All that and more, it’s the week in quotes:

They're all liars and I love animals: The week in quotes
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