Wednesday 19 September 2018

Quotes of the week

"Ian Paisley walked down to my mother's and father's graves. He knew they were in the republican plot, and he stood over them and said a prayer - I thought that was some twist to the guy."

Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern remembers visiting Glasnevin Cemetery with the Rev Ian Paisley.

"The motivation to keep the bank open is irrelevant. This was grossly reprehensible behaviour and it does not provide any excuse for fraud and dishonesty." Judge Karen O'Connor on sentencing David Drumm to six years for his part in a €7.2bn plot to defraud the markets.

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