This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
Dublin: 13 °C Sunday 15 September, 2019

'I can't deny I prefer young women': The week in quotes

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

Source: BBC Newsnight/YouTube

But I am just making the point, I mean, I can’t deny the fact that I prefer young women. Different people have different preferences.

Simon Danczuk, a Labour MP for Rochdale in northern England, faced questions about lewd texts he sent to a teenage girl.

Source: Politik/YouTube

He’ll cut the head off Isis.

A snippet from US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s bombastic campaign ad.

download (1) Source: Flawless Productions/TV3

If I was a scientist or inventor, I wish that I could make a time machine, go back in time and see what my birth mom was like, and how she looked and what her personality was like.

Liwen Flanagan on planning to meet her birth mother.

Source: Channel 4 News/YouTube

He’s my grandson. I can’t disown him. I know him very well. He’s propaganda. They are just using a small boy. They are just using him as a shield.

Sunday Dare told Channel 4 News that a child featured in the latest Islamic State propaganda video is his grandson.

TDs return to the Dail Source: PA WIRE

If a person goes out and has a little drink, they were hurting no one, they weren’t causing accidents, they weren’t killing people.

Independent TD Michael Healy-Rae hit out at drink-driving laws.

Alan Kelly visits homelessness service Source: Niall Carson

When every local authority required assistance they got it. Every single thing they asked for, they got it.

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly praised the work “Trojan” work of local authority staff during recent flooding, while defending the government’s response.

Germany Sexual Assaults The central station of Cologne. Source: Hermann J. Knippertz

What happened is a new form of organized crime.

German Justice Minister Heiko Maas speaking about an attack on woman by thousands of men of Arab or Middle Eastern descent in the centre of Cologne.

download Source: BBC Science News/Facebook

Honest to God, that felt like Christmas Day.

Welsh woman Rhian Johnson after a bionic eye allowed her to see again.

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article

About the author:

Nicky Ryan

Read next: