Correspondents: What they tweeted
Peter Spiegel (Financial Times) @SpiegelPeter
Brussels press corps starts day 2 of #Irish #EU presidency kickoff trip in Dublin. Issue of morning: need stronger coffee. #Irish minister Rabbitte on Irish bank bailouts: “The solution was dictated by Monsieur Trichet and the #ECB.”
Steven Erlanger (New York Times) @StevenErlanger
The Irish presidency goes for “teal” neckties? Is this 1995? Even the kanzleramt looks dated in its teal...
Luke Baker (Reuters) @LukeReuters
Irish farm minister wants Ireland to become organic country store supplying world with top-end beef, milk, produce and . . .whiskey
Bruno Waterfield (Daily Telegraph) @BrunoBrussels
1st official Irish presidency presser imminent, translation EN, FR, DE – but unfortunately only 4 questions to be allowed
Ian Wishart (European Voice) @IanWishart
Herman Van Rompuy says “life begins at 40”. (Ireland and UK both joined EU 40 years ago.) He says he also says this in London.