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!
Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty