Quotes OF THE WEEK

The Irish Mail on Sunday - - LETTERS -

‘My six-year-old asked would I be able to come back. My 11-year-old was ly­ing on the floor cry­ing. My 10-year-old takes it all in and goes quiet.’ Emma Ní Mhathúna, one of 209 women wrongly given the all clear by Cer­vi­calCheck, on how she had to tell her five chil­dren this week that she was dy­ing ‘Even schools that are over­sub­scribed take nonCatholic chil­dren un­der the sib­ling rule. If Damien from The Omen turned up, we’d take him in.” Sea­mus Mul­conry, gen­eral sec­re­tary of the Catholic Pri­mary Schools Man­age­ment As­so­ci­a­tion, ar­gu­ing that the re­moval of the bap­tism bar­rier from schools is not nec­es­sary ‘The body of this man will turn to ashes and be­come the food of worms and ants.’ Iran’s Ay­a­tol­lah Khamenei, launch­ing a fu­ri­ous at­tack on Don­ald Trump af­ter the US pres­i­dent dumps an in­ter­na­tional nu­clear deal with Iran ‘I’ve closed up shop down there.’ Jane Fonda, Hol­ly­wood star, re­veals that, at the age of 80, she is no longer dat­ing ‘How did Don­caster get on?’ Alex Fer­gu­son’s first words af­ter re­gain­ing con­scious­ness fol­low­ing brain surgery – his son Dar­ren man­ages the side ‘I know this be­cause I lost my leg there.’ Am­putee Gareth Ken­dall, wins £125,000 on Who Wants To Be A Mil­lion­aire? by cor­rectly an­swer­ing a ques­tion about the lo­ca­tion of Urquhart Cas­tle ‘I will be happy to be in the North Bank if you can get me a ticket. The pos­i­tive of that is that I can shout at the next man­ager!’ Arsene Wenger, re­tir­ing Ar­se­nal man­ager, hopes to re­turn to the Emi­rates Sta­dium

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