"What's your story today?"
Sean O'Rourke asks Fine Gael's Regina Doherty to explain government policy on Seanad reform following the referendum defeat.
"We were a small number of groups and individuals who took on the government machine which was so powerful. It underestimated the intelligence of the Irish people."
Senator David Norris.
"I am a public figure and subject to scrutiny and that is fair enough, but the despicable manner in which this issue is being dealt with by . . . some cynical elements of the media has become trial by media and a witch-hunt."
"Anyone who can turn their back on a child in the trauma of sexual abuse is deserving of neither respect nor a vote."
Former IRA hunger striker Gerard Hodgins slates Gerry Adams.
"This absurdly affected speech will probably disappear in the aftermath of the financial turmoil."
Lexicographer Terence Doland predicts the end of the "Dort" accent.
"Females are very good at forensic pathology. They have the right temperament for it and we're inquisitive."
State pathologist Marie Cassidy.
"You can't have instability. What might be one person's crisis of conscience is another's political crisis."
Taoiseach Enda Kenny turns down request from FG rebels for a relaxation of the whip.
"Mr Gilligan wishes it to be expressly known that even if each paper, magazine and/or television station offered him one million euro, he will not give an interview."
Statement from lawyers for crime boss John Gilligan ahead of his release from Portlaoise on Tuesday after a 20-year sentence.
"We are seeing people coming in with strokes where we cannot find any cause but their cannabis use."
Specialist Prof Joseph Harbison.
"We were horrified. It's hard enough to get the message over that animals are sentient beings without something like this happening."
ISPCA reacts to the machine-gunning of a cat at the start of the new series of Love/Hate.
"Cleo's somewhere, and she's fine. She just got a little bit freaked out by all the lights."
Ryan Tubridy welcomes the Love/Hate cat to the Late, Late Show.
"It vindicates again what my client has always maintained, that during the first four days she was in Galway University Hospital, she was not provided with even the most basic level of care."
Gerard O'Donnell, solicitor for Savita's Halappanavar's widower Praveen, on the publication of the HIQA report.
"I am certainly available and will be more than happy to meet with (Praveen). I deeply regret that our health services failed him in such a terrible way."
Health Minister James Reilly.
"The choices are narrowing, but we are close to a final settlement. Bit by bit the jigsaw is taking shape."
Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin on government negotiations over the the Budget.
"I want to say thanks, because employers have endured the worst of the crisis, and are now slowly but surely coming out the other side."
Social Welfare Minister Joan Burton on private sector job creation.