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'When being raped, she should just be silent and allow the rape': The week in quotes

“Then they’d have dropped her off after ‘doing her’.”

IT WAS A week when two were charged over the murder of Becky Watts, a priest compared the IRA to ISIS, and Enda popped in for a chat.

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

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We are at an utter loss to understand why anyone would want to hurt our beautiful Becky in such a brutal way.

The family of Becky Watts, speaking after her body was discovered.

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For me, if you look at the X Case, 14-year-old child who had been raped, if that was my daughter or my niece there is no question for me, that if she had gone through the trauma of rape and felt she couldn’t carry a child, I wouldn’t force her to do so.

Fianna Fáil Senator Averil Power spoke about the issue of abortion in Ireland.

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A printing company gave its reasons for refusing to make wedding invites for a gay couple.

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You remember 35 years ago with the IRA in Ireland? The IRA claimed to be Catholic. They were baptised, they had a Catholic identity, what they were doing was a perversion of everything the church stood for.

The Archbishop of New York drew comparisons between the IRA and ISIS.

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I don’t think Micheal Martin is the leader of the opposition at all.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny gave a wide-ranging interview.

The Future of Banking Conferences Source: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

Booms are very popular when they’re happening, the amount of money coming into people’s pockets is fantastic.

Professor Alan Ahearne, a former advisor to the late Minister for Finance Brian Lenihan, spoke at the banking inquiry.

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When being raped, she shouldn’t fight back. She should just be silent and allow the rape. Then they’d have dropped her off after ‘doing her’, and only hit the boy.

Mukesh Singh, one of the men sentenced to death for the gang rape and murder of a woman in India, was speaking to the BBC as part of an upcoming documentary.

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It caught the imagination of a nation.

Mark McCabe revealed the full story behind Maniac 2000.

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The purpose was to kill and maim as many people as possible.

The words of the prosecutor in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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