Monday 24 July 2017

Quotes of the week

Frances Fitzgerald: 'As a country with the same values as our European partners, we are not immune' Photo: Tom Burke
Frances Fitzgerald: 'As a country with the same values as our European partners, we are not immune' Photo: Tom Burke

"We are plunged in grief. Even the heavens are crying." - Father O'Kane at the funeral of the five victims of the Buncrana Tragedy.

"I find myself very conflicted by the blood sacrifice and heroism, the delirium of death. Dying is very easy...it isn't radical to die. The ludicrous notion of death and glory escapes me."

Bob Geldof on the celebration of 1916.

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