So it is the end of January 2020 and the RHI Coghlan report is expected next month.
It is an odd situation that with the publication and massive sales of “Burned” by Sam McBride, a lot of the material presented at the Coghlan Inquiry has not only been broadcast through live streaming but has also been pored over by Sam’s avid readers.
In light of this we expect the report to not pull any punches.
I am reminded of the last exchange between Judge Coghlan and Alastair Nicol:
“The Chairman: Yes. Mr Nicol, thank you very much. It’s, if I may say so, refreshing,
because I think, and I’m always subject to correction, you are probably the first qualified
expert who has given evidence, and your evidence covers a period from two months or so
after the introduction of this scheme. Not many other experts, if any, have come before us
to give evidence so far about that, so that is why I say it’s refreshing and we’re very grateful.
May I just say that the bruising from banging your head against the wall has improved very