Originally Posted by CBDB
Check out the sparkle in his eyes...widely reputed to be a friend of Dorothy IIRC
Yup, that's what led to his downfall. Not his preferences per se, more that he lied about it.
Originally Posted by lasbar
It is funny to see how the same story is treated differently on both sides of the pond...
The current CEO is a geologist by trade and got the gig as a contrast to the previous chap who was known as the Sun King. They were deliberately looking for someone with little or no swagger. They got him.
Lord Browne AKA the Sun King -
Do not stay in Temple Bar whatever you do. No harm having a wander around with all the other tourists but staying there would be a nightmare.
Check out the Jameson distillery across the river in Smithfield - http://maps.google.ie/maps/place?hl=...ed=0CBsQqgUwAA
For linen, tweed etc there are lots of shops on Nassau Street all catering to the tourist trade. Better off waiting until you get out West for a more genuine experience.