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'I see people stacking up their trolleys with drink and wine': The week in quotes

‘I can guarantee you some of them shouldn’t be stacking up their trolleys with drink and wine.’

IT WAS A week when Irish victims of the Tunisian terror attack were laid to rest, we heard from some familiar faces at the banking inquiry, and allegations about Nama’s sale of its Northern Ireland loan book were aired.

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

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It was reportedly earmarked for a Northern Ireland politician.

Independent TD Mick Wallace told the Dáil of allegations surrounding a Nama portfolio, a capital management company, and a Northern Ireland legal firm.

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“Run Run” run for your life and those in your care.

Part of a poem written by Irishman Ray Hegarty who was caught up in the Tunisian terrorist attack.

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In view of the scale of the crimes committed in Auschwitz and in other places, I do not believe I am entitled to make such a request. I can only ask my Lord God for forgiveness.

The words of the ‘Bookkeeper of Auschwitz’ Oskar Groening at the end of his trial for 300,000 counts of accessory to murder.

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I accept full and complete responsibility for our role in, and response to, that crisis.

Brian Cowen apologised at the banking inquiry.

Former minister for justice Alan Shatter reacted strongly to protests outside Leinster House.

Greece Bailout Source: Daniel Ochoa de Olza/AP/Press Association Images

Why did they force us to close the banks? To instill fear in people. And spreading fear is called terrorism.

Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis accused Athens’ creditors of “terrorism”.

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If I had not left the phone in the car, I was a goner.

RTÉ sports anchor Michael Lyster on how he survived a heart attack.

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I see people stacking up their trolleys with drink and wine and I can guarantee you some of them shouldn’t be stacking up their trolleys with drink and wine.

Fine Gael TD Catherine Byrne sparked debate with her comments during a Dáil debate on a Bill to allow water charges be deducted from wages and social welfare payments.

Jeremy Clarkson on the last episode of Top Gear.

Tunisia Attack A tourist places places flowers at the scene of the attack in Sousse, Tunisia. Source: Abdeljalil Bounhar/AP/Press Association Images

It’s just really hit home this morning. You get up Monday morning thinking life should continue as normal – but it doesn’t.

Billy Kelly, the brother of an Irish tourist who died in the Sousse terrorist attack, said the death of her and her husband is hard to come to terms with.

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They’re bringing drugs, they’re bringing crime, they’re rapists, and some I assume are good people, but I speak to border guards, and they tell us what we are getting.

The comments that led NBC to fire Donald Trump.

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