Saturday 19 August 2017

Minister had no script but empty chairs spoke volumes

Lise Hand

Lise Hand

"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.

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