No right way to grieve in this situation
Chloe Fogarty’s parents should be allowed to grieve without worrying how we feel, writes Eilis O’Hanlon
It's a cliche to say that the death of a child is every parent's worst nightmare, but what else can you do in the face of tragedy except take some comfort in commonplaces?
When the circumstances of a child's death are as harrowing as those of seven-month-old Chloe Fogarty, who died after being accidentally left in a car on the hottest day of the year, it's harder than ever to know what to say.
Her father, Paul, was reportedly distracted by a phone call as he drove to work, and forgot that the baby was supposed to have been dropped at the creche.