There is a lingering suspicion that everybody in Thursday’s TV leaders debate was administered a high dose of adrenaline as they entered the studio. All were out of the blocks as if they’d been pumped up on something, and none more so than co-presenter Ivan Yates.
When Ciara Holland learned that her home was in a dangerous condition, she thought about her children. She and her husband bought their apartment in the Galloping Green Complex on Dublin's Stillorgan Road in 2006, at the height of the Celtic Tiger illusion.
Are we there yet? The halfway point of the general election campaign is kicking in this weekend. Yet a cursory examination of the ground traversed since the election was called on January 14 would suggest that in some respects things haven’t really got motoring.
It has been stated this evening that Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald was not informed of a phone call between Nóirín O’Sullivan and the Department of Justice over the adversarial legal strategy towards Maurice McCabe at the the O’Higgins Tribunal.