Irish politicians in tax evasion probe

  • Irish Politicians have been accused of tax evasion in a dossier sent to the Public Accounts Committee by a former senior civil servant; Chairman of PAC told RTE committee was taking legal advice on next steps. 
  • Web Summit wrapped up last night with founder Paddy Cosgrave criticising RDS bosses for being non-committal over fixing wifi issues that plagued tech gathering; threatened to pull out of Ireland. 
  • Water charge protests have led to Garda members being threatened, in person and online, according to Garda Representative; GRA President said assaults on members policing protests 'steadily' increasing. 
  • The Orient Express is getting an Irish spin off; operator Belmond to launch 2016 sleeper train car service after purchasing ten carriages from Irish Rail.