BOOKS: Eddie Jordan wears a wig? - This series of profiles of Ireland's top bosses makes an affable amble, says Kevin Myers, but its author shies away from awkward questions

BOOKS: Eddie Jordan wears a wig? - This series of profiles of Ireland's top bosses makes an affable amble, says Kevin Myers, but its author shies away from awkward questions - LEADERS: CONVERSATIONS WITH IRISH CHIEF EXECUTIVES; By Ivor Kenny; Oaktree Pres

by KEVIN MYERS, a columnist with the Irish Times and the SundayTelegraph. His first novel, Banks of Green Willow, is published thismonth

LEADERS: CONVERSATIONS WITH IRISH CHIEF EXECUTIVES; By Ivor Kenny; Oaktree Press; pounds 24.95

Getting businessmen to talk about themselves is like recording footballers' opinions on the meaning of life, Brian. They are doers rather than thinkers; and they're unlikely to tell you much of interest unless pressed and, if necessary, beaten over the head with the golf clubs that so often provide their alternative to introspection.

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