Irish minister held hostage

IRISH government minister Dick Roche was held hostage by raiders at a hotel in Ireland, it emerged today.

IRISH government minister Dick Roche was held hostage by raiders at a hotel in Ireland, it emerged today.

Mr Roche, minister for European Affairs, was among a group of hostages held by three armed robbers at the Marriott hotel at Druids Glen in County Wicklow.


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