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#Bono

Bono taking the Obama ladies out for lunch in Dalkey Obama Visit This post contains videos

Bono taking the Obama ladies out for lunch in Dalkey

They’re going to his favourite pub, Finnegans.

7 of the most annoying things Bono has ever said or done Beautiful Day This post contains videos

7 of the most annoying things Bono has ever said or done

It’s his birthday, so there’s some nice stuff about Bono in here too.

What your favourite celebrities would be like as Facebook friends

What would Beyoncé post? What about George Hook?

9 celebrities with surprising art careers Who Knew This post contains videos

9 celebrities with surprising art careers

Did you know that Pierce Brosnan and Tony Bennett were painters? Seriously.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: President and pals prepare for Patrick's Day broadcast The Gathering This post contains images

PHOTOS: President and pals prepare for Patrick's Day broadcast

The Script, Bono, Christy Moore and Seamus Heaney will be among the artists performing on ‘Glaoch’ on March 17.

Bono's daughter makes a Harlem Shake video Harlem Shake This post contains videos

Bono's daughter makes a Harlem Shake video

Also, is that Buckfast they’re drinking?

Happy Birthday Pat Kenny, here are your best bits Birthday Boy This post contains videos

Happy Birthday Pat Kenny, here are your best bits

Pat is 65 today. He’s looking well…

From TheJournal.ie 21 pictures of Enda Kenny meeting famous people Meet And Greet This post contains images

21 pictures of Enda Kenny meeting famous people

Our leader meets a lot of people and there are plenty of them who are pretty famous….

10 reasons for U2 to exist Achtung Baby This post contains videos

10 reasons for U2 to exist

U2 have revealed a potential title for their new album; ’10 reasons to exist’.

From TheJournal.ie Want to meet your hero? You can, at a price... How Much??

Want to meet your hero? You can, at a price...

Celebrity auctions are becoming more and more popular. So what can you get for your money?

Christmas nightcap: Falling Slowly singalong on Grafton Street (with new video) Busking This post contains videos

Christmas nightcap: Falling Slowly singalong on Grafton Street (with new video)

With Glen Hansard and Lisa Hannigan…

From TheJournal.ie Top readers' comments of the week You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the funniest, most thought-provoking and interesting comments you lot made this week. Did you make it in?

“Who is Bono?” asks Neil Young

Morto for Bono.

From TheJournal.ie Bonjour Monsieur le Président: Bono (and Bill Gates) meet Francois Hollande Hello Hello

Bonjour Monsieur le Président: Bono (and Bill Gates) meet Francois Hollande

The three discussed poverty and development at a meeting at the Élysée Palace today.

From TheJournal.ie Bono's brother revives '90s restaurant for charity Grub's Up

Bono's brother revives '90s restaurant for charity

Tosca was once a haunt for models, party people and visiting celebs – now it’s back for one night only for charity drive.

From TheJournal.ie The eagle has landed: Bono to get Mexico's top honour Bono

The eagle has landed: Bono to get Mexico's top honour

The Order of the Aztec Eagle is the highest decoration that can be awarded to foreigners and it’s winging (sorry) its way to the U2 frontman.

From TheJournal.ie Mitt Romney uses U2's old tour plane to campaign for US presidency US 2012

Mitt Romney uses U2's old tour plane to campaign for US presidency

The Republican candidate for president is using the 22-year-old aircraft that Bono and co used for a bit of, ahem, ‘Elevation’ during their 360° tour from 2009 to 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Points, petrol and Roses of Tralee: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Points, petrol and Roses of Tralee: The week in numbers

Just how expensive was Robin van Persie? And how badly are you penalised if you breach trade sanctions?

From TheJournal.ie Zuckerberg loses $9.1 billion - and admits Facebook share slide is 'painful' Facebook

Zuckerberg loses $9.1 billion - and admits Facebook share slide is 'painful'

The end of a ‘lock-in’ period means another dive in share value – meaning Zuckerberg, and Bono, have both lost out.

VIDEO: 'Hello housemates. This is your Irish rock star fan, Bono' Bono This post contains videos

VIDEO: 'Hello housemates. This is your Irish rock star fan, Bono'

He appeared on Big Brother South Africa. Watch the whole episode here.

From TheJournal.ie Stephen Roche, Swingball, Big Time bars: Ireland in the 1980s (pics) BIG TIME This post contains images

Stephen Roche, Swingball, Big Time bars: Ireland in the 1980s (pics)

From the Enniskillen bombing to the divorce referendum, from Theresa Lowe to Ray Houghton…. images of eighties Ireland.

Here's everything you missed on last night's 50th anniversary Late Late Show Late Late This post contains videos

Here's everything you missed on last night's 50th anniversary Late Late Show

If you didn’t watch, you actually missed out on a pretty brilliant show. Lucky you, though: here’s your cheat sheet.

6 memorable moments from 50 years of the Late Late Show Late Late Show This post contains videos

6 memorable moments from 50 years of the Late Late Show

From tearing up Toy Show tickets to Padraig Flynn’s appearance, here are some of the chat show’s highlights. Tell us your favourites…

Arguments begin in New York suit over Spiderman musical

Bono and The Edge wrote the music for the most expensive Broadway production ever made.

From TheJournal.ie Business Insider spoke to someone who bought $100m in Facebook shares on Friday. He was angry. Facebook

Business Insider spoke to someone who bought $100m in Facebook shares on Friday. He was angry.

“This should have been a blockbuster. This should have traded to $60 or $70.”

Facebook, lightning and Euro 2020: the week in statistics

Mark Zuckerberg has earned an average of $3,904,232 every day of his short life. That and more from the week…

From TheJournal.ie Here's why Facebook shares stayed above $38 after flotation Facebook

Here's why Facebook shares stayed above $38 after flotation

Throughout the first day of trading, Facebook shares never dipped below $38. This chart shows why.

From TheJournal.ie Bono's wealth set to double in Facebook's first day on markets Elevation

Bono's wealth set to double in Facebook's first day on markets

Paul Hewson’s investment vehicle owns 1.5 per cent of the company – and will make a tidy packet in the IPO today.

From TheJournal.ie Denis O'Brien the biggest Irish loser on the Sunday Times Rich List Money Money Money

Denis O'Brien the biggest Irish loser on the Sunday Times Rich List

It’s not all bad news for O’Brien though. He’s still Ireland’s second richest person.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Saturday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Potentially devastating bomb in Newry, legendary artist laid to rest, and good news for Peats…

From TheJournal.ie U2, Sir Paul and...er Posh Spice make Sunday Times millionaire musicians list Money Money Money

U2, Sir Paul and...er Posh Spice make Sunday Times millionaire musicians list

MCD boss Denis Desmond and Michael Flatley are among the Irish names on the list…

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why is it cringeworthy to get behind a cause? Opinion

Column: Why is it cringeworthy to get behind a cause?

There seems to be a trend towards stigmatising protesters, writes TheJournal.ie columnist Lisa McInerney. What are we afraid of? The Bono effect?

From TheJournal.ie Report: Facebook to file for entry to stock markets next week Facebook

Report: Facebook to file for entry to stock markets next week

The WSJ says Facebook will file on Wednesday – making billionaires of Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg, and … Bono?

Damien Rice pays almost $500k for Bono's guitar

The singer-songwriter bid on the customised guitar at a fundraising auction for Haiti in Beverly Hills at the weekend.

Bono and The Edge speculate on U2 break-up

The pair have been musing on the possibility of the band being no more after next year.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you should know this morning…

Column: Cardinal Rules – How to wave goodbye to the IMF

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland rubbed shoulders with the likes of Bono, Enda Kenny, Eamon Gilmore and Gabriel Byrne to learn three very important things…

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

In tonight’s Fix: All the latest from the Race for the Áras; what Bertie Ahern has been doing since he left office; real-life Angry Birds; and when Bono said the f-word on television.

Bono and Clooney's F-word campaign banned in the UK F-Bomb This post contains videos

Bono and Clooney's F-word campaign banned in the UK

ONE’s latest campaign hopes to raise awareness about the Horn of Africa famine but it has been banned in Britain because it breaches political advertising rules.