Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm. During his trial, days were taken up with Drumm’s lawyers arguing for portions of the “Anglo tapes” recorded phone calls to be excluded from evidence. Photograph: Collins Courts.

During the numerous days of legal argument during David Drumm’s trial, which ran for 16 weeks, the jury was regularly excused to sip tea in the comfo(...)

During his trial David Drumm became animated when a stockbroker talked about loan-to-deposit ratios. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Twenty-six of the witnesses during David Drumm’s 16-week trial were former employees of Anglo Irish Bank, hailing from both the treasury and the lendi(...)

A gallows and saloon in an old American western town.  Social media is  the wild west of electioneering

Social media is not bad in itself, just like the telephone or television or email isn’t in itself bad. But the way it has come to be used by some peop(...)