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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.”

IT WAS A week in which one TD’s tax affairs were under the spotlight while the nation’s bank debt was also at issue.

Speaking of bank debt, Spain’s heavy burden was taking its toll and in Syria there was little in the way of progress as international leaders acknowledged that any semblance of a peace plan was failing.

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

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