Like him or loathe him, Bono has almost pipped Sir Bob for the title of most internationally virtuous Irishman. The story of his being considered a candidate for World Bank President broke in Ireland just a couple of days ago. But those of you who are sharp-eyed blog readers will have had the tip off as far back as the February 25!
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