Wednesday June 3, 2020

Quotes of the week

Healy-Rae on ticket touts; Michelle O'Neill on May; Ross on Bus Éireann

27th January, 2017
New SF leader in the North, Michelle O'Neill. Pic: Getty

"Sometimes the British government are making this up on the hoof". Michelle O’Neill, the new leader of Sinn Féin in the north, comments on Theresa May’s plans for a common travel area post-Brexit.

“When the US authorities were unable to get Al Capone for murder, they got him for taxes.” M ichael Healy-Rae on how to tackle ticket touts.

“I have said it over and over again: Mexico will not pay for any wall." Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on US President Donald Trump.

“It's up to management and the unions to settle the nitty gritty of this dispute." Transport Minister Shane Ross on why he is staying out of the Bus Eireann dispute.

"The performance … is both unexpected and extremely disappointing.” Aryzta chief executive Owen Killian after the bakery group reports a sharp drop in earnings.

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