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'I don't act like a criminal, I don't feel like a criminal': The week in quotes

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

The Capital Gazette, a newspaper based in Maryland in the United States, did not let a shooting that left five staff members dead stop it from going to print.

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It made me feel safe, I knew he was getting out of prison after three years but at least being on that register was always something that made me feel safe.

Amy Gilligan spoke to TheJournal.ie about how her attacker was removed from the Sex Offenders Register – but she only found out through word of mouth.

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Well holy shit. I just saw my oncologist. Everything’s clear.

Co-creator of Father Ted Graham Linehan said that his cancer is clear, just two days after declaring that he would need to undergo chemotherapy.

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Just because we disagree on marriage does not mean that I don’t value the LGBT community. It is not a zero sum game.

DUP leader Arlene Foster, speaking ahead of Pride weekend.

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I have a very interesting and diverse cabinet. According to the papers anyway, Minister Zappone has practised witchcraft in the past and now MInister Madigan is saying mass, though I’m not sure if either of those things are true.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar on the fallout from Minister Josepha Madigan’s war of words with Archbishop Diarmuid Martin after she lead prayers at her local church with a priest was a no-show.

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I won’t be on this panel – I was never asked to be. It’s grotesque and I’ve sadly ended any involvement with MacGill Summer School 2018.

Journalist with The Irish Times Fintan O’Toole said he will not be participating in any events at this year’s MacGill Summer School amid controversy over the lack of gender parity.

Dublin LGBTQ Pride Festival Source: PA Images

With the best will in the world, do you want a president who’ll be 85 in the last year? Because, forget about ageism, it’s the truth.

Senator David Norris on President Michael D Higgins running for a second term.

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I don’t act like a criminal, I don’t feel like a criminal and I think the majority of people see me and they say that I’m not a criminal.

Michael Lowry speaking to Tipp FM this week.

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If they come to the door and tell me time is up and I’ve nowhere to go, I’m staying.

Aimee O’Riordan on facing eviction from her apartment in Cork.

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