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'I want loads of money': The week in quotes

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

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We love you all, we will never give up rocking and rolling.

Jesse Hughes of the Eagles of Death Metal as the band took to the stage in Paris for the first time since last month’s attacks.

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If it’s not successful for you, then I’m out of the equation. But if it is successful for you, I want loads of money.

Councillor Hugh McElvaney, who appeared in an RTÉ Investigations programme which alleged a host of wrongdoing among politicians flouting rules about the non-disclosure of business interests.

File Photo A PATIENT AT Tallaght Hospital refused treatment this week from two consultants on religious grounds. ItÕs understood that the female patient in question turned down treatment from a consultant, who was apparently wearing a hijab, and asked tha

She’s perfectly entitled to do what she did. The HSE has guidelines that allow a Muslim to request that they be seen by a doctor who is the same sex as them, and if one cannot be provided it needs to be discussed with them. The same way there are reasons for my Mam to not want to be seen by that doctor when she doesn’t subscribe to her ideology.

A daughter of a woman who refused treatment from a Muslim doctor defended her mother’s actions on Liveline.

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I don’t spend my tax dollars to buy drinks for people on social welfare. I really don’t and I resent that, I think that it’s ridiculous that tax dollars are being used to fund drinking.

Senator David Norris said people on social welfare shouldn’t be allowed to buy alcohol.

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I had to make sure I arrived and I didn’t meet anyone except the staff, that there would be no possibility of even my voice being heard in the clinic.

Newstalk broadcaster Pat Kenny spoke about reporting on an abortion clinic in the United Kingdom.

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We should all consider the fact that this Christmas Day while most of us settle down to a meal with loved ones, many women will be in brothels around the country, far from family and friends.

The words of Ruhama’s Sarah Benson.

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Among those obviously, of course, is the abortion holocaust and it’s very sad that the UN itself, and indeed organisations like Amnesty and ICCL, which receive millions of foreign monies, actually spend their energies promoting the breach of the most fundamental human right of all, which is the right to life, and in particular the right I am specifically mentioning, the right to life of the unborn.

Senator Jim Walsh drew criticism for his remarks on abortion.

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Donald J Trump is calling for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country’s representatives can figure out what is going on.

A statement from Donald Trump was widely slammed.

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Baptising children simply to be able to attend a specific school is an abuse of baptism.

Comments by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin as the phenomenon of non-religious parents baptising their children in order to gain a school place came under the microscope.

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I must have posed for 100 selfies in Ballina.

RTÉ reporter Teresa Mannion was a little overwhelmed by the reaction to her viral weather report.

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