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Ahern: Plot to ‘silence’ apology for State care abuse

Thursday, March 26, 2009

By Juno McEnroe

FORMER Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) Bertie Ahern has revealed efforts were made to silence his apology on behalf of the State to survivors of institutional child abuse.

Mr Ahern said people had put pressure on him because of legal and financial concerns not to say sorry when the apology was made nearly 10 years ago.
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