The contribution to Blackrock College accounted for 13 per cent of the American Ireland Fund’s total grants of €17.3 million to organisations across the island of Ireland in 2011. Chief executive of the AIF, Kieran McLoughlin, said: “It would be inaccurate to make a judgment of the fund’s educational policy on the basis of one recipient.
What school did Kieran attend?
Clue: he turned his school tie into a sweet bow (above).
(Thanks: Vincent Penhaligon)