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'I will accept the result - if I win': The week in quotes

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

Anthony Foley Funeral - St Flannan's Church Source: PA Wire/PA Images

Our home was so happy and it was a haven for all the most important things in life. Anthony’s values were so perfect. The show will go on and I’m going to stick to our plan because Anthony is going to be with us in spirit every step of the way. He was my soulmate and we were perfect together…he will never leave my heart.

Olivia Foley paid tribute to her husband, Munster coach Anthony Foley, was died earlier this week. He laid to rest on Friday.


He gave everything for Munster and for Ireland. What more could you ask for?

Fans expressed their shock at the 47-year-old man’s sudden passing.

May meets Hollande Source: PA Wire

I have said it very clearly: Madame Theresa May wants a hard Brexit? Then talks will be hard too.

French president Francois Hollande warned British Prime Minister Theresa May during her first European Union summit that she would face tough negotiations if she insists on a “hard Brexit”.

Campaign 2016 Alfred Smith Dinner Source: Frank Franklin II/PA Wire

I will totally accept the results of this great and historic presidential election – if I win.

Donald Trump doubled-down on his threat to challenge the election result if it doesn’t go in his favour.

Campaign 2016 Obama's Legacy Source: Carolyn Kaster/PA Wire

I’d advise Mr Trump to stop whining, and go try to make his case to get votes.

Barack Obama started to lose patience with the Republican candidate.


You know what they’re concerned about the most? Not the emigration levels, but how they can get you guys to pay your student loans after you’ve fucked off.

TCD mature student Carly Bailey gave a rousing speech at a student protest earlier this week.

End Year 2015 Exchequer Statement Source: PA Archive/PA Images

While the debate around repeal of the Eighth begins in communities across Ireland, there are women who right now are being lied to in the most grotesque fashion, at a time of exceptional vulnerability

Labour leader Brendan Howlin writing on ahead of the introduction to the Dáil of his party’s legislation that will require those who provide counselling services to women experiencing crisis pregnancies to be registered and regulated.

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