The former charity supremo’s escape from answering further questions has exposed a gaping hole that now needs to be filled.
On Friday evening on the dot of 5 o’clock there was a knock on my door in Leinster House. It was a porter wheeling a trolley, stuffed with files.
“Weekend reading,” he quipped, cheerfully.
He lifted the eight heavy files, put them on a table, winked and wished me a happy weekend.
I knew immediately what had landed. It was a midsummer missile from ex-Rehab boss Angela Kerins. She was serving all 13 members of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) with the evidence she believes is relevant in the case she has brought against us in the High Court.