The greying of the green

The greying of the green
US president Donald Trump and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar on Capitol HIll last week Picture: Getty

The annual celebrations in Washington DC last week looked jaded and rather pointless, as the same old faces met to discuss former glories in tired-looking function rooms

And this week we’re going to party like its . . . 1959. A Martian happening upon the annual Irish jamboree in Washington DC last week would be forgiven for thinking it had accidentally time-travelled to the middle of the last century.

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