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'Mexico is not going to pay for that f**king wall': The week in quotes

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

Man shot in Bolivia Source: Niall Carson/PA Wire

He was in bed wearing nothing but his underwear, there is no doubt he was summarily executed.

Caroline Dwyer, the mother of Irishman Michael Dwyer who was shot dead in Bolivia in 2009, spoke to an Oireachtas committee.

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We are unable to gain closure as we have no answers and too many questions as to what might have happened to Gerard. Until we find Gerard or recover his remains it is simply impossible for us to properly commence the grieving process.

The words of Gerard Conway’s family – the PSNI issued a renewed appeal for help in finding him 10 years after he went missing.

Source: Zero One/YouTube

Can I take you to bed, please?

Charles Carter, a conservative councilor in the United Kingdom, resigned after a video emerged of him telling a member of the public that he’d like to “shag” them.

Source: TheJournal.ie/YouTube

It was this tinder subject that no one wanted to talk about because it would ignite something. And it has, it has ignited conversation and it has ignited debate, and while that’s terrifying it’s taken an awful long time.

Oscar-nominated Irish actress Ruth Negga spoke to TheJournal.ie about race.

Trump Homeland Source: Pablo Martinez Monsivais

A nation without borders is not a nation.

US President Donald Trump raced ahead with plans to build a wall on the border with Mexico.

Mexico is not going to pay for that fucking wall.

Vicente Fox Quesada, a former president of Mexico, pulled no punches when it came to Trump’s wall.

Ryanair press conference Source: Niall Carson/PA Wire

I intend to give a well done note to our social media team and give them a pay raise for generating a large amount of free publicity for Ryanair.

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary brushed off criticism of his airline tweeting jabs at Aer Lingus after an employee of the rival airline was arrested in connection to a people smuggling scam at Dublin Airport.

Babestation recognise this as an innocent misunderstanding and they are extremely aware that disappointed callers in Ireland, whose intention it was to speak to one of the Babestation girls, may have inadvertently reached homes on the west coast of Ireland.

Adult TV station Babystation apologised to the people of Westport after a phone number mix up led to the town’s residents being bombarded with calls for the late night chat line.

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