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  • Copenhagen – Day 11

    December 17, 2009 @ 10:26 pm | by Harry McGee

    Day 11 of the conference here in Copenhagen and early this morning it seemed that the 193 countries were as close to a deal as they had been on Day 1.

    In one sense, when you think about it, the ambition of this conference is audacity itself. (more…)

  • 24 hours

    February 2, 2009 @ 7:35 pm | by Harry McGee

    Kiefer Sutherland’s mug appeared on the cover of one of the weekend magazines (I’m not sure was he promoting a film, his TV series or his band). It didn’t really matter. There’s only one thing we identify him with nowadays. Since early this morning, Brian Cowen has slipped into the Jack Bauer bracket, with 24 hours to save the world. OK. He no longer has a square jaw. But don’t forget his ability as a lead vocalist and his one time legendary heroics as an air guitarist in the UCD bar. (more…)


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