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'F**k Trump': The week in quotes

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

zappone2 Source: RollingNews.ie

One of the women, a survivor of Bethany, spoke about her arduous and painful search for her birth mother, and how her desire for information was blocked at every turn. One day she finally found her, buried in a pauper’s grave. With great dignity and courage, she purchased the grave, as an act to claim identity without shame, and to do the right thing where others had failed.

Minister Katherine Zappone on the struggle by one person who was illegally adopted to find their birth mothers.

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Absolutely pathetic.

Minister Simon Harris has said it is “absolutely pathetic” and “not acceptable” that unsearchable documents were sent to the Cervical Check scoping probe.

Russia Soccer WCup Brazil Source: PA Images

I’m not proud of the transfer fee, nor of the fact I’m the most expensive player ever That’s just money and nothing else. I cannot help it. Personally, I would have paid less for myself.

Brazilian footballer Neymar on the €222 million Paris Saint-Germain paid to sign him.

1851Gardai Checkpoint_90539528 Source: Leah Farrell/RollingNews.ie

Our young people are criminalised. Our young people are deprived of life chances. 360 odd die of overdoses – that’s more than three times the number of people who die on the roads. And yet we’re here in a small town hall meeting discussing this issue. This is a bigger issue for Irish society than possibly is commonly perceived.

Former assistant garda commissioner Jack Nolan called for the decriminalisation of people caught with small amounts of illicit drugs.

File Photo The Health Service Executive went over budget by Û132 million to June, according to its latest performance report. Source: RollingNews.ie

I have huge time for the people of Wexford, they’ve been extremely nice to me and I’ve worked extremely well here, but I’ve been struggling to provide a service for 16 years and I actually can’t do it anymore, really.

Dr Kieran Moore, a specialist consultant paediatric psychiatrist, told RTÉ Radio One’s Today with Sean O’Rourke that he was resigning along with two other colleagues.

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He speaks and his people sit up in attention. I want my people to do the same.

Donald Trump, President of the United States of America, on Kim Jong Un, dictator of North Korea.

Robert De Niro Source: AP

Fuck Trump.

The finale of Robert De Niro attack on Trump at the Tony Awards.


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