Quotes of the week

For any mother to feel that she needs to go to a Garda station with her own children to seek emergency provision is obviously something that isn’t right. I don’t think anyone could suggest that it is in any way right. But the Government’s priority is on working to address the social housing shortage in this country.

Health Minister Simon Harris on the mother and six children sleeping in a Garda station.

We are aware that the planet is on a trend, a global trend towards warming temperatures. I think the important thing is to understand how we can prevent that from causing catastrophic events.

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