Empty promises

Justice minister Michael McDowell recently said: “Sinn Féin promises much but delivers little".

22nd January, 2005

Justice minister Michael McDowell recently said: “Sinn Féin promises much but delivers little".

Over the Christmas period, I witnessed a wanton act of vandalism in my home town. I immediately rang the garda station to report the act (which happened under an unmanned garda camera), but was put through to an answering machine. McDowell promised an extra 2,000 gardai.

It appears that the minister also promises much, but delivers little.

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