Fionnan Sheahan: Leaders on doomed quest as parties refuse to budge
Published 28/01/2010 | 05:00
BRIAN Cowen and Gordon Brown stood on the exact same spot as Tony Blair did when he infamously felt the "hand of history upon our shoulder".
There was plenty of history in the Candlestick Hall of Hillsborough Castle.
A portrait of Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace in 1955 hung beside the entrance.