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Great hurt and sharp elbows: The week in quotes

“People have been comparing apples with pears, and coming up with oranges.”

IT WAS THE week in which a former IMF chief admitted that the austerity-only policy in Ireland did not work.

The world paid tribute to Margaret Thatcher although some were more critical of her legacy, while the inquest into the death of Savita Halappanavar in Galway shed new light on the controversial case.

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

Great hurt and sharp elbows: The week in quotes
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Hugh O'Connell

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