Learning a painful lesson
Published 09/01/2010 | 09:37
THE Government's erratic response to the weather emergency has continued with the abrupt closure of all national and secondary schools until next Thursday.
It is the correct decision, given the risk to life and limb presented by icy conditions, to which staff in A&E departments around the country will testify.
The minister is, quite sensibly, placing the safety of students, teachers and parents above any inconvenience that may be caused.