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'There will be no more war on the Korean Peninsula': The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.
Apr 29th 2018, 7:00 PM 5,232 0

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Minister Richard Bruton, who was out canvassing for a Yes vote in the upcoming referendum, and encouraged more men to take an active role.

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I think the most important thing is to listen to south Asian and Indian people in this country and what their experience with it has been. Listening to voices means inclusion in the writers’ room. I really want to see Indian, south Asian writers in the writers’ room, not in a token way genuinely informing whichever direction this character takes.

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We are both dragon energy. He is my brother. I love everyone. I don’t agree with everything anyone does. That’s what makes us individuals. And we have the right to independent thought.

Kayne West on his reinvigorated support for Donald Trump.

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I said at the time it was stolen that the relic has no economic value but it is a priceless treasure that links the cathedral’s present foundation with its founding father, St Laurence O’Toole. It gives joy to my heart that the heart has been returned to the city.

Dermot Dunne, Dean of Christ Church Cathedral, on the return of heart of St Laurence O’Toole after it was stolen in 2012.

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There will be no more war on the Korean Peninsula.

The declaration from North Korea leader Kim Jong Un and the South’s President Moon Jae-in as they met in a historic summit this week.

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When I heard [for the] first time about it I cannot describe my emotions in English, to be honest. It was how it feels still, that it should never have happened. It should never have happened before and it should never happen in the future, and we all have to do everything to make sure that things like that will not happen anymore.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp sent an emotional message of support to Sean Cox and his family. He was attacked prior to the match.

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