Sunday October 25, 2020

Having a G8 time in Fermanagh

The leaders of the planet's eight wealthiest countries meet in Fermanagh tomorrow, meaning the problems of the world should be solved by Tuesday morning at the latest, writes Garvan Grant.

15th June, 2013
Silvio Berlusconi and Angela Merkel in happier times. Photo: Getty

Tomorrow, our little island is to be blessed as the eight most influential people on the planet arrive in Fermanagh. No, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Jose Mourinho, Jennifer Lopez, Brian O'Driscoll, Kim Kardashian and Twink aren't all meeting for soup and sandwiches in the Hog and Hound in Enniskillen.

In fact, it's unlikely that any of the above even know each other that well, despite all being international celebrities. To be fair, though,...

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