Brian Cowen faced the dark side of the force at a Star Wars event in Dublin

Brian Cowen met his match today in the shape of Darth Vader at the Invasion event in Dublin today.

INVASION DUBLIN in Citywest is the largest celebration of science fiction in Ireland. Sci-fi enthusiasts and families alike will meet the original actors from Star Wars (including R2D2) as well as costume characters, props and theme sets constructed by the world renowned Emerald Garrison. And, for the first time ever a life size recreation of the Y-Wing fighter will be unveiled. The show will also feature a Laser Light Show projected through a waterfall with the country’s largest laser beam.