Quotes of the week

4th January 2013 at 00:00

"We are still creating a generation of girls who think that the whole idea of looking after children is really the most important thing, once you have a child."

Hilary French, president of the Girls' Schools Association

"Children get one go at education and they can't have that squandered by somebody who just can't perform"

Irish Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin, promising to sack teachers who fail to make the grade.

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