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'They weren’t laughing at me, they were laughing with me': The week in quotes

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

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A sexually violent predator.

What Bill Cosby was declared to be by a judge in Pennsylvania this week.

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I don’t drink, I don’t smoke, and I have a yoga teacher, so there’s hope for all of you.

Michael D Higgins on why he believes he’s fit to serve another term as president.

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They weren’t laughing at me, they were laughing with me. People had a good time with me.

US President Donald Trump on being laughed at.

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I entered detox and in a matter of hours, something sparked inside me. The amount of support I have received is unbelievable. This morning I woke up, the minute I got out of bed I was singing, just totally full of joy. It’s great to be alive I was saying to myself. There’s no way I’m going back. That’s how I just keep going forward and forward.

Geoff, a Dublin Simon Community client, on getting his life back together after hitting rock bottom.

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I never was on record saying I opposed [the HPV vaccine]…if you listen back, you will hear me saying ‘I am raising concerns about the lack of information; at no time did I say I was against it.

Sinn Féin’s presidential nominee Liadh Ní Riada speaking during the first debate with her fellow candidates on RTÉ Radio 1.

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This is life and death to the people of Ireland.

Labour MP and Shadow Minister for Northern Ireland Stephen Pound received praise for his take on Brexit.

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