“in truth there’s the whiff of failure around Hillsborough Castle”

BBC NI political editor Mark Devenport queries the direction of the governments’ “pathway” and relates a “brief comic interlude” ahead of the press conference at Hillsborough. [Do we have the video? – Ed] Not yet… Adds It’s below the fold.

We were summoned into a room inside the castle not far from where Tony Blair once talked about the hand of history on his shoulder. But this was not to be a repeat performance. There was a brief comic interlude when Gerry Adams in shirt sleeves walked in by accident, not realising the press had assembled there. It was a little reminiscent of the moment when Cherie Blair went to open her front door the morning after becoming the wife of the prime minister.

Here’s that video clip. Sadly no audio…

Video courtesy of UTV