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. […]

Finally. A vast and exhausting exhaustive overhaul to our Thin Blue Timeline covering all aspects of the Garda trouble of late. A graphic version will be completed tomorrow for those who like pictures with their text. Thanks to all who suggested entries. All errors will be corrected. Behold then the diary of an appalling vista. […]

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 […]

Broadsheet Judge of the Day Hall of Famer Martin Nolan has been moved from hearing criminal cases. At the request of The President of the Circuit Court, according to yesterday’s Irish Mail on Sunday (not available online). Judge Nolan will now preside in the Family Court in Dolphin House, Dublin. Where he will no longer […]

Martin Nolan. He’s having quite the week. From today’s 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 […]