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#Bob Geldof

From TheJournal.ie Bob Geldof says Brexit comes from 'a dangerous political ideology called nationalism' Adopted Home This post contains videos

Bob Geldof says Brexit comes from 'a dangerous political ideology called nationalism'

The Irish rocker says he “can’t stand nationalism”.

From TheJournal.ie Amnesty International strips Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honour Ambassador Of Conscience

Amnesty International strips Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honour

The group revoked the award in light of Suu Kyi’s “betrayal of the values she once stood for”.

From TheJournal.ie What do you do when the chart-topping band you toured the world with quietly collapses? Boomtown Rat

What do you do when the chart-topping band you toured the world with quietly collapses?

Boomtown Rat Garry Roberts has had a pretty interesting career. Actually, he’s had a few of them.

From TheJournal.ie Bob Geldof says Aung Sang Suu Kyi is a 'pig' and he still wants the Freedom of Dublin back Boomtown Rants

Bob Geldof says Aung Sang Suu Kyi is a 'pig' and he still wants the Freedom of Dublin back

“I understood what a great honour it is but I just don’t want to be associated with those people in any way.”

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Bob Geldof get back his Freedom of Dublin award? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Bob Geldof get back his Freedom of Dublin award?

Geldof handed back the award last month, urging councillors to strip the honour from Aung San Suu Kyi.

From TheJournal.ie Bob Geldof says he would accept Freedom of Dublin if it was reinstated Bob Geldof

Bob Geldof says he would accept Freedom of Dublin if it was reinstated

The paperwork and files from the Band Aid Trust is being transferred to the National Library of Ireland where it will be catalogued and exhibited.

From TheJournal.ie Bob Geldof 'disgusted' as Dublin City Council accepts Freedom award he handed back Boomtown Row

Bob Geldof 'disgusted' as Dublin City Council accepts Freedom award he handed back

Geldof handed back his award in an effort to have the honour stripped from Aung San Suu Kyi.

From TheJournal.ie U2 write letter supporting the Freedom of Dublin being stripped from Aung San Suu Kyi One Band To Overthrow

U2 write letter supporting the Freedom of Dublin being stripped from Aung San Suu Kyi

Councillors are looking at how to remove the award from her.

From TheJournal.ie Aung San Suu Kyi is one step closer to having her Freedom of Dublin stripped Expunged

Aung San Suu Kyi is one step closer to having her Freedom of Dublin stripped

Councillors are also expected to take the honour from Bob Geldof.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin councillors to examine rules about removing Freedom of the City status Rohingya Crisis

Dublin councillors to examine rules about removing Freedom of the City status

Bob Geldof yesterday asked that he have his honour taken away from him.

From TheJournal.ie He admits giving it up is 'a PR stunt', but what happens now to Bob Geldof's Freedom of Dublin? Boomtown Rant This post contains videos

He admits giving it up is 'a PR stunt', but what happens now to Bob Geldof's Freedom of Dublin?

Geldof wants the honour to be taken off Aung San Suu Kyi.

From TheJournal.ie Bob Geldof defends decision to return the Freedom of the City of Dublin Banana Republic

Bob Geldof defends decision to return the Freedom of the City of Dublin

Geldof says he doesn’t want to be associated with “handmaiden to genocide” Aung San Suu Kyi.

From TheJournal.ie Do you think Bob Geldof is right to return his Freedom of Dublin award? What Do You Think This post contains a poll

Do you think Bob Geldof is right to return his Freedom of Dublin award?

Geldof said he’s returning the honour in protest against the Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

From TheJournal.ie Bob Geldof says Aung San Suu Kyi has become 'one of the great ethnic cleansers' It's A Disgrace

Bob Geldof says Aung San Suu Kyi has become 'one of the great ethnic cleansers'

Geldof said that the “old traditions have failed us” in a speech in Colombia yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Geldof draws ire of Greek Cypriots over concert in Turkish-occupied area

Geldof draws ire of Greek Cypriots over concert in Turkish-occupied area

The event in Famagusta has drawn widespread condemnation from Cyprus’ Greek-speaking community.

From TheJournal.ie Irish politicians really wanted Bob Geldof to win the Nobel Peace Prize 1986

Irish politicians really wanted Bob Geldof to win the Nobel Peace Prize

It didn’t happen for Bob though.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin photographer's portraits leave stars with 'nowhere to hide' Warts N All

Dublin photographer's portraits leave stars with 'nowhere to hide'

Irish-based cameraman Alex Sapienza uses 19th century wetplate photography to show ‘imperfections’ of life.

From TheJournal.ie 30 years ago Ireland was rocking out for the unemployed Self Aid

30 years ago Ireland was rocking out for the unemployed

The benefit concert was to raise funds and create jobs for the unemployed in the country.

From TheJournal.ie 'Part of me half expected it', Bob Geldof opens up about the death of his daughter Peaches Time Does Not Heal

'Part of me half expected it', Bob Geldof opens up about the death of his daughter Peaches

The Irish musician also talked about using the same words as his father when telling his children about the death of Paula Yates.

From TheJournal.ie Bob Geldof says proposing to his girlfriend after the death of his daughter Peaches 'let some light in' Marriage

Bob Geldof says proposing to his girlfriend after the death of his daughter Peaches 'let some light in'

“I thought I can’t ask her to marry me now, it’s wildly inappropriate, I’ll wait. But then I thought no, you need to.”

From TheJournal.ie Egyptian billionaire offers to buy island for refugees Crisis

Egyptian billionaire offers to buy island for refugees

Meanwhile, Bob Geldof has described the crisis as “an absolute sickening, f***ing disgrace”.

From TheJournal.ie Remember where you were? The moments we'll never forget from Live Aid, 30 years on... IN 1985

Remember where you were? The moments we'll never forget from Live Aid, 30 years on...

Bono danced in the mud, Geldof swore at everybody and Phil Collins did the most 1980s thing ever.

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams is not happy Bob Geldof is in the 1916 centenary video... Ireland 2016

Gerry Adams is not happy Bob Geldof is in the 1916 centenary video...

…while signatories of the Proclamation failed to make the cut.

The new Band Aid 30 video spells Bob Geldof's name wrong

The name’s Gelfdof. Bob Gelfdof.

Here are the new lyrics for Band Aid 30's Feed the World

The lyrics have been changed to reflect the plight of Ebola.

Twitter isn't loving Band Aid 30's questionable #E30LA hashtag

Pull over, world. We’re stepping out for some air.

From TheJournal.ie One Direction and Ed Sheeran among stars to re-record 'Do they know it's Christmas?' Band Aid 30

One Direction and Ed Sheeran among stars to re-record 'Do they know it's Christmas?'

The charity single will go towards the fight against Ebola.

From TheJournal.ie Bob Geldof made Mary Robinson laugh in Dublin last night Banter

Bob Geldof made Mary Robinson laugh in Dublin last night

They were attending the opening of the One Young World summit.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin youth conference set to hear from the stars of politics, sports and business Youngsters

Dublin youth conference set to hear from the stars of politics, sports and business

Speakers at the One Young World Dublin 2014 summit will include Kofi Annan, Dame Ellen MacArthur and creator of Wikipedia Jimmy Wales.

Here's why everyone is questioning Bob Geldof's Irishness

Geldof’s been speaking out against Scottish independence.

The 21 biggest rides from last night's GQ Awards in London

Celebs hanging around together. Our favourite thing.

From TheJournal.ie Bob Geldof on return to work: 'It turns out that I can do this shit' Interview

Bob Geldof on return to work: 'It turns out that I can do this shit'

“Sometimes, I mean, the needle twitches slightly, so you continue doing it,” the bereaved father said today.

From TheJournal.ie Was Peaches a heroin addict?: 'Yes'. Husband tells inquest Geldof was in drug treatment Addiction

Was Peaches a heroin addict?: 'Yes'. Husband tells inquest Geldof was in drug treatment

Full inquest rules that the 25-year-old died of a heroin overdose.

Bob Geldof made a surprise appearance rocking out in a Dublin pub at the weekend

Hang on a minute, that guy looks familiar…

Bob Geldof gives first interview since the death of his daughter Peaches RIP

Bob Geldof gives first interview since the death of his daughter Peaches

Geldof says things have been “intolerable”.

From TheJournal.ie Peaches' death was "tragic parallel" of her mother's overdose RIP

Peaches' death was "tragic parallel" of her mother's overdose

The daughter of Bob Geldof was found dead at her home in Kent last month.

From TheJournal.ie Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose - reports Peaches

Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose - reports

A short hearing in advance of an inquest is due to take place tomorrow.

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