Leinster Express Quotes of the Week

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“You can be very sure despite all the talk that every Labour TD will vote against this amendment in the Dáil. Labour senators will support their Minister and vote against this in the Seanad.”

Sean Fleming TD, on calls by Labour for EirGrid to be brought under the Freedom of Information Act


“It’s double everything, from breastfeeding to spoonfeeding, and you get a lot less sleep at night.”

Jennifer Garde, Portlaoise Multple Meet Up


“Years ago, if you came to a crossroad and couldn’t see, you hadn’t the right of way until you got out, and had a look first”.

Cllr Paddy Bracken on the multi stop sign Mountmellick junctions

Assault on garda

“He’s normally a law-abiding citizen”.

Solicitor Mr Frank Taaffe on his client Patrick Storey who came before Portlaoise District Court on charges arising from kicking a garda in the head