This week they said


He does not know how these receipts were issued by a company that had ceased trading. It is now clear that these claims should not have been made. –Statement issued on behalf of Senator Ivor Callely in relation to expenses claims he made in relation to mobile phones

I think it raises more questions than answers, quite frankly. –Taoiseach Brian Cowen commenting on the statement from Senator Callely

Join your sisters on Sunday, September 26th. On that one day, boycott Mass. Stay at home and pray for change. –Eighty-year-old Jennifer Sleeman from Clonakilty, Co Cork, calling on women to stay away from Mass in protest at the Catholic Church’s treatment of women

This bank is not going to lend anything to anyone in the future.– Richard Bruton, Fine Gael’s economic planning spokesman, on Anglo Irish Bank

This suggests that competitive pricing is still not a feature of the Irish grocery market. – Ann Fitzgerald, chief executive of the National Consumer Agency, commenting on the results of a survey of the prices of branded goods

Entry into all active categories of the national police is no longer reserved for candidates whose height exceeds 1.60m.– French labour ministry, announcing the end of restrictions barring people under this height from joining the police force