Focus on my holiday 'unfair', says Transport Minister
The Transport Minister is today defending his decision to go on holiday last week - as the sub zero conditions continued to cripple the country's infrastructure.
Noel Dempsey said it was unfair of people to focus on his trip to Malta, branding it a "distraction".
He claimed that he cut his holiday short and returned to Ireland today because his absence was distracting from the good work being done by frontline staff.
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