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'Women are there for cleaning, cooking, washing and sex': The week in quotes

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

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I think women are there for sex. Every night. Hard sex. Women’s there for cleaning, cooking, washing and sex. They’re not to put a head-guard on and get punched in the face. Although, I must say, Katie Taylor’s done extremely well and she once punched Frankie Gavin up in sparring. All jokes aside, that’s my opinion on women, but I’m just… eh… a sex maniac.

Boxer Billy Joe Saunders came under fire for his comments on women.

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Why are you smiling? You won’t be smiling when I gouge your eye out with this bottle.

This was said to a tourist was assaulted in Dublin city centre just hours after arriving in the city, The Herald reported.

26/7/2013 New Water Meters Source: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland

Even in Greece, where they have tremendous issues, they pay for their water services.

The words of Ervia boss Michael McNicholas.

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An apology at this point in time is utterly meaningless and entirely self-serving.

Ruairí Martin, the father of a three-year-old girl who suffered cerebral palsy at birth, lashed out at an apology from Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Drogheda.


Why did it fail? Because it didn’t succeed.

Identity Ireland’s Peter O’Loughlin on why his previous party, NIP, failed.

2/7/2013. Abortion legislation Voting Takes place Source: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland

I don’t know what’s in the account at the moment but it’s not actually somewhere in the region of €11,000. It could be far far higher than that, it could be less. I don’t know.

Renua’s Billy Timmins wasn’t 100% sure how much money his party has.

Chris Brown Source: Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File

Please, please, let us leave, please.

Chris Brown really wanted to be allowed to leave the Philippines.

Labour leadership contest Source: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

In fact she looks the same weight as the Duchess – about 8st – though when I ask she slaps me down with a raucous ‘f*** off!’, adding quickly: ‘Don’t print that.’

The recollection of Mail on Sunday journalist Simon Walters on asking British Labour Party politician Liz Kendall’s about her weight.

Greece Financial Crisis Source: Thanassis Stavrakis/AP/Press Association Images

Greece never dies. The Greeks, however, will die. That’s how it is. That’s the situation.

The words of 45-year-old Andreas, who was a builder before the construction work dried up and who has been sleeping rough in Athens for six months.

Lorraine Higgins Anti Cyberbullying Bills Source: Sasko Lazarov//

There would be nothing better than filling your rat’s mouth with lead.

One example of abusive received by Senator Lorraine Higgins which she reported to gardaí.

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Thanks for not eating me.

Surfer Mick Fanning’s response when asked if he had any question to the shark he fought off.

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We are reaching the stage where they are endangering society.

Senator Denis O’Donovan called for a cull of seagulls.

North Korea Illustrious General Source: Vincent Yu/PA Wire

Nuclear deterrence… is not a plaything to be put on the negotiating table.

A North Korea foreign ministry spokesperson reacting to suggestions that the Hermit Kingdom could become involved in a Iran-like nuclear deal.

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