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'Hitler didn’t even sink to using chemical weapons': The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

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Official Ireland has absolutely and completely destroyed the lives of every single whistleblower who has come forward, from whatever walk of life they’ve come.

Banking whistleblower Jonathan Sugarman didn’t hold back when he appeared before an Oireachtas committee this week.

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We’re gone.

The final words of the Rescue 116 crew, revealed in a preliminary report on the crash released this week.

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You had someone as despicable as Hitler who didn’t even sink to using chemical weapons.

Speaking in the wake of a chemical weapons attack in Syria, White House press secretary Sean Spicer later apologised for this comment about Adolf Hitler.

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No parent wants to see their child go before them. You still worry about it, but the fact that he’s on this drug gives a little bit of hope that he will live as long as everybody else.

Priscilla Crombie spoke about her fears for her son Dermot, who has cystic fibrosis.

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Shame for the innocent blood, spilt daily, of women, children, migrants, people persecuted for the colour of their skin or for their social or ethnic group, or for their faith in you.

The words of Pope Francis in his Good Friday prayer.

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There can be no such thing as ‘collateral damage’ where alcohol and road safety is concerned. We have the power to save lives. In all honesty – how can anyone argue with that?

Minister for Transport Shane Ross wrote in favour of his proposed drink-driving legislation.

North Korea Founder's Birthday Source: Wong Maye-E/PA Wire

We’re prepared to respond to an all-out war with an all-out war and we are ready to hit back with nuclear attacks of our own style against any nuclear attacks.

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North Korea leader Kim Jong Un gave this warning to the United States as tensions continue to grow.

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What you mean sentence, what conviction, what am I convicted for?

Vesel Jahiri’s reaction to be found guilty of the murder of his former partner and mother of their two children, sparking chaotic scenes in court.

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‘Your Dad was singing all night’. I could not believe that the health service decided to over-medicate my father to shut him up because he was singing at night to get him through the pain.

Senator Lynn Ruane recounted a personal story about her father this week as the Seanad discussed a Bill aimed at protecting the most vulnerable adults in Irish society.

Ciara Murphy serves up some trad to Supermacs employee Stephanie Graham. Source: Trocaire via Flickr/Creative Commons

McDonald’s has trademarked the SnackBox, a product that is synonymous with Supermac’s. McDonald’s do not offer this product and it doesn’t contain a Mc or a MAC so why would McDonald’s trademark it unless it wants to come knocking on our door again to tell us that we have to stop selling a product that we so obviously own?

Supermacs founder Pat McDonagh stepped up his company’s battle with McDonalds with new trademark complaints.

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