The real people of Ireland care The week in quotes

first_imgHistorian Catherine Corless on how she believes more remains are buried under a playground adjacent to the Tuam mother and baby home mass grave. Source: Sam Boal/RollingNews.ieAge should not diminish responsibility.Junior Minister John Halligan, who called for gardaí to speak to Bon Secour nuns over Tuam burial site. Source: Brian Lawless/PA WireI find this hugely disappointing and massively frustrating, that the organisations responsible for protecting children and managing the institutions in which these horrendous acts took place would apparently place so little value on that responsibilityMinister for Education Richard Bruton condemned religious organisations for failing to help meet the costs of residential institutional child abuse. Source: Screenshot via Max Arnita/YouTubeThe claim to unite Ireland is tenuous since Ireland itself has a tenuous claim to nationhood.Comments by Melanie Phillips in the Times of London were condemned by the Irish ambassador to the United Kingdom. Source: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall IrelandI am republican, but Beyoncé is the only queen I have time for. Of course I like Beyoncé. If I had to pick just one (which is unfair) it would be “Irreplaceable.” Apart from the general good advice from Beyoncé that we should move “to the left, to the left,” it would behove us all as elected members of the Dáil that we should never for a second get to thinking we’re irreplaceable. That said, I always felt “Bills, Bills, Bills” from Beyoncé’s days in Destiny’s Child was a good allegory for what has faced the Irish working class. Enda Kenny really is a good for nothin’ type of brother.Sinn Féin TD Jonathan O’Brien’s response to a DailyEdge.ie survey of politicians on their views of Beyoncé. 9,064 Views Sunday 12 Mar 2017, 7:30 PM Source: TheJournal.ie/YouTubeWe’re going to keep escalating our tactics until we get a date for the referendum.Strike4Repeal organiser Aoife Frances on how the movement, who is calling for the Eighth Amendment to be repealed, isn’t going away anytime soon. Source: TheJournal.ie/YouTubeThe real people of Ireland care.Vera Twomey, who walked from Cork to Dublin in a battle to access a cannabis-based oil that could help alleviate her daughter’s debilitating seizures. Source: PA Archive/PA ImagesJustice for Daniel.There were shouts of this in court this week as Richard Dekker was found guilty of the murder of 17-year-old Daniel McAnaspie. Source: Niall Carson/PA Archive/PA ImagesI really believe they have to be under that as well. There are bodies there, in coffins, from what I gather from the research I’ve done. Short URL Mar 12th 2017, 7:30 PM ‘The real people of Ireland care’: The week in quotes Here’s what was said and who said what this week.center_img No Comments http://jrnl.ie/3280703 By Nicky Ryan Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Share Tweet Email last_img read more

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