Minister had no script but empty chairs spoke volumes
Published 05/03/2010 | 05:00
"THE death of any child in care is an absolute tragedy. I certainly very deeply regret the circumstances. . ."
Yet again a minister was on his feet apologising to citizens who have fallen through the cracks while in the care of the Catholic Church or the State.
Children's Minister Barry Andrews was speaking without a script, which may explain his slightly garbled apology.