Entries by Peter McGuire from 10/2011

Will Ireland Elect a Leprechaun President?

| Posted 10.25.2011 | UK Politics

Ask an outsider for a story about Ireland. Invariably, they'll recite that most Irish of clichés: the tale of the leprechaun, the fairy shoemaker, a trickster character with a large horde of gold at the end of the rainbow who promises it all to the naive man, but evades capture and escapes with the loot in the end.