You asked for it. A comprehensive,fact-laden and intrigue-drenched update on the Irish Water timeline we posted back in January. The original timeline, which began life as a response to some ‘legals’ from you know who and focused on the Siteserv deal, is now expanded to 8,154 words and include the much-bungled events of the last 10 months. […]

No jail terms for Anglo pair. — Conor Gallagher (@Courts_hack) April 29, 2014 Judge in #anglo trial says the regulator led the men ‘into error and illegality’ according to @Orlaodo @rtenews — Richard Dowling (@richardowling) April 29, 2014 Former Anglo director Pat Whelan (top) and Willie McAteer (above leaving the Central Court, Dublin) this afternoon. […]

Galway West Labour TD Derek Nolan and Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan in the Public Accounts Committee this morning. Mr Nolan tried repeatedly to ascertain from the Commissioner what his definition of corruption is in relation to the quashing of penalty points…to no avail. Derek Nolan: “If a garda cancels penalty points for a friend or […]

Martin Nolan. He’s having quite the week. From today’s Independent.ie A man who viciously attacked his next-door neighbour in her garden while her elderly deaf father was inside has escaped jail on condition he pay his victim €3,000. During the unprovoked and unexplained assault, Thomas Finn (20) repeatedly punched the woman until she lost consciousness […]