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Ian Dempsey on Bowie: 'I was so captivated by his music I had to go back the next night'
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Ian Dempsey on Bowie: 'I was so captivated by his music I had to go back the next night'

Jan 10th 2021, 8:30 AM 24,178 Views 34 Comments

On the fifth anniversary of the death of David Bowie, Ian Dempsey pays tribute to his musical hero and looks back at some of his gigs in Ireland.

Quiz: How well do you know David Bowie?
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Quiz: How well do you know David Bowie?

Jan 9th 2021, 10:00 PM 46,835 Views 26 Comments

Rebel rebel

The first David Bowie memorial statue in the UK has been vandalised less than 48 hours after being erected
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The first David Bowie memorial statue in the UK has been vandalised less than 48 hours after being erected

Mar 27th 2018, 7:36 PM 5,822 Views 1 Comment

Locals are very disappointed.

An important examination of the BBC's star-studded version of Perfect Day, 20 years later
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An important examination of the BBC's star-studded version of Perfect Day, 20 years later

Jan 16th 2018, 8:00 AM 20,815 Views 1 Comment

A forgotten classic.

Daughters of murder victim who never returned home from 1987 Slane concert appeal for information
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Daughters of murder victim who never returned home from 1987 Slane concert appeal for information

May 29th 2017, 9:28 PM 27,740 Views 4 Comments

Antoinette Smith never returned home after she went to Slane concert to see Bowie in 1987.

People on Twitter mistakenly thought that David Attenborough died this morning
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People on Twitter mistakenly thought that David Attenborough died this morning

May 8th 2017, 1:43 PM 6,133 Views 1 Comment

David Attenborough is alive and well.

David Bowie's son paid an emotional tribute as his iconic father cleaned up at the Brit Awards
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David Bowie's son paid an emotional tribute as his iconic father cleaned up at the Brit Awards

Feb 23rd 2017, 7:59 AM 16,957 Views 16 Comments

Duncan Jones dedicated Bowie’s two awards late night to “all the kooks”.

'A legend until the end of time': Tributes paid to David Bowie on first anniversary of death
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'A legend until the end of time': Tributes paid to David Bowie on first anniversary of death

Jan 10th 2017, 10:56 PM 8,096 Views 17 Comments

Fans around the world have been remembering the iconic musician today, with a number of concerts taking place.

This corporate Twitter account's tribute to David Bowie backfired spectacularly
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This corporate Twitter account's tribute to David Bowie backfired spectacularly

Jan 10th 2017, 11:40 AM 6,925 Views 2 Comments

Oh dear.

'It was no accident he became as big as he did' - Bowie's Irish guitarist is in town to celebrate his life
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'It was no accident he became as big as he did' - Bowie's Irish guitarist is in town to celebrate his life

Jan 7th 2017, 8:45 AM 12,417 Views 13 Comments

Gerry Leonard is here as part of Dublin Bowie Fest.

Bowie, Prince and Cohen: A year to remember musical genius
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Bowie, Prince and Cohen: A year to remember musical genius

Dec 29th 2016, 6:30 AM 12,897 Views 23 Comments

Neither their music, nor their stars, will fade.

It's your Christmas David Bowie Quiz
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It's your Christmas David Bowie Quiz

Dec 25th 2016, 4:00 PM 15,548 Views 3 Comments

The man born as David Robert Jones died on 11 January, bequething a cultural legacy unmatched by all but The Beatles, Elvis and Bob Dylan.

Here are the things we Googled most in 2016 - can you guess what made the top spot?
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Here are the things we Googled most in 2016 - can you guess what made the top spot?

Dec 14th 2016, 8:00 AM 13,830 Views 15 Comments

Politicians, celebrities, and pokémon were among the things that dominated our online curiosity in 2016.

There's a little emoji tribute to David Bowie in the newest iPhone update
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There's a little emoji tribute to David Bowie in the newest iPhone update

Nov 3rd 2016, 7:38 AM 2,554 Views 2 Comments

The newest batch of emojis is expected to arrive later this month.

1,000 musicians played Rebel Rebel all together to pay tribute to David Bowie
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1,000 musicians played Rebel Rebel all together to pay tribute to David Bowie

Aug 7th 2016, 4:22 PM 5,443 Views 1 Comment

Powerful.

The year of the RIP: Is 2016 really taking away our most loved stars?
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The year of the RIP: Is 2016 really taking away our most loved stars?

Apr 30th 2016, 10:00 PM 41,279 Views 63 Comments

Or are we just obsessed with celebrity?

Lorde performed a wonderful tribute to David Bowie at the Brits
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Lorde performed a wonderful tribute to David Bowie at the Brits

Feb 25th 2016, 8:26 AM 16,610 Views 31 Comments

Ground control to major Tom.

"Love you, grandad": David Bowie's son announces he is going to be a dad
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"Love you, grandad": David Bowie's son announces he is going to be a dad

Feb 11th 2016, 9:27 AM 17,064 Views 7 Comments

His father died just a month ago.

People are completely taking the piss out of this dodgy David Bowie mural
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People are completely taking the piss out of this dodgy David Bowie mural

Feb 3rd 2016, 9:58 PM 6,865 Views 2 Comments

A+ for sentiment. D- for likeness.

David Bowie left $100 million in his will
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David Bowie left $100 million in his will

Jan 30th 2016, 10:02 AM 39,991 Views 41 Comments

The star said he wanted his ashes scattered in Bali in line with Buddhist rituals.

David Bowie now has his own star constellation
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David Bowie now has his own star constellation

Jan 18th 2016, 8:50 AM 12,262 Views 25 Comments

A fitting tribute.

The Economist sneaked a David Bowie tribute into this week's issue
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The Economist sneaked a David Bowie tribute into this week's issue

Jan 17th 2016, 2:17 PM 4,931 Views 0 Comments

When you see it…

People have been listening to a LOT of David Bowie this week
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People have been listening to a LOT of David Bowie this week

Jan 16th 2016, 12:04 PM 12,565 Views 34 Comments

Bowie could achieve his first US number 1 album.

David Bowie's family "overwhelmed" with love as they plan private ceremony to remember him
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David Bowie's family "overwhelmed" with love as they plan private ceremony to remember him

Jan 14th 2016, 6:50 PM 39,354 Views 22 Comments

It’s reported that the singer told his family he wanted to “go without any fuss”.

Glen Hansard played Ashes to Ashes for fans outside David Bowie's New York home
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Glen Hansard played Ashes to Ashes for fans outside David Bowie's New York home

Jan 14th 2016, 10:23 AM 5,514 Views 5 Comments

Bowie’s New York apartment building has been transformed into a makeshift memorial for the star.

Meath GAA vice-chairman 'caught off guard' by David Bowie prank at board meeting
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Meath GAA vice-chairman 'caught off guard' by David Bowie prank at board meeting

Jan 13th 2016, 4:17 PM 8,996 Views 12 Comments

The county board vice-chairman wasn’t pleased.

Here's where you can see Bowie on a big screen in Dublin this weekend
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Here's where you can see Bowie on a big screen in Dublin this weekend

Jan 13th 2016, 10:27 AM 4,084 Views 1 Comment

You can raise money for the Irish Cancer Society while you’re at it.

This lovely David Bowie artwork just appeared on a Dublin street
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This lovely David Bowie artwork just appeared on a Dublin street

Jan 12th 2016, 7:32 PM 22,001 Views 52 Comments

There’s a Starmaaaan….

This lovely David Bowie artwork just appeared on a Dublin street
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This lovely David Bowie artwork just appeared on a Dublin street

Jan 12th 2016, 4:51 PM 5,752 Views 2 Comments

There’s a Starmaaaan….

A Dublin Senior Infants teacher gave the perfect David Bowie-themed homework last night
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A Dublin Senior Infants teacher gave the perfect David Bowie-themed homework last night

Jan 12th 2016, 12:22 PM 20,203 Views 2 Comments

Can you hear me Major Tom?

Big Brother has been slated for showing Angie Bowie's reaction to her ex-husband's death
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Big Brother has been slated for showing Angie Bowie's reaction to her ex-husband's death

Jan 12th 2016, 10:11 AM 49,280 Views 41 Comments

Angie and David were married for ten years.

Big Brother has been slated for showing Angie Bowie's reaction to her ex-husband's death
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Big Brother has been slated for showing Angie Bowie's reaction to her ex-husband's death

Jan 12th 2016, 9:40 AM 9,609 Views 4 Comments

Angie and David were married for ten years.

Thousands belt out Bowie classics at impromptu London street party
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Thousands belt out Bowie classics at impromptu London street party

Jan 12th 2016, 8:15 AM 11,930 Views 28 Comments

Fans shared beers as his songs rang out through the winter air.

Was Jean Byrne paying tribute to Bowie on the Six One last night?
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Was Jean Byrne paying tribute to Bowie on the Six One last night?

Jan 12th 2016, 7:36 AM 12,645 Views 7 Comments

Everyone seems to think so.

'Be strong enough to be yourself' - Arsene Wenger pays tribute to David Bowie
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'Be strong enough to be yourself' - Arsene Wenger pays tribute to David Bowie

Jan 11th 2016, 10:48 PM 5,647 Views 4 Comments

The Arsenal manager was a fan of the legendary musician, who has died at the age of 69.

David Bowie has died of cancer at the age of 69
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David Bowie has died of cancer at the age of 69

Jan 11th 2016, 10:36 PM 122,308 Views 159 Comments

One of the major figures of rock and an influence on generations of musicians, Bowie passed away after a battle with cancer.

'You gave us so much': The music world mourns David Bowie
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'You gave us so much': The music world mourns David Bowie

Jan 11th 2016, 9:59 PM 47,344 Views 99 Comments

“David’s friendship was the light of my life,” his friend and collaborator Iggy Pop said.

This organist's touching tribute to David Bowie is going viral on Facebook
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This organist's touching tribute to David Bowie is going viral on Facebook

Jan 11th 2016, 8:00 PM 5,855 Views 0 Comments

The stars look very different, today.

A tale of two concerts: Bowie had a disastrous Slane - but a triumphant return to Reality From TheJournal.ie

A tale of two concerts: Bowie had a disastrous Slane - but a triumphant return to Reality

Jan 11th 2016, 4:39 PM 27,699 Views 19 Comments

Even people who regard Bowie as a friend reckon his Glass Spider show was awful. He more than redeemed himself with his 2003 shows.

14 wonderful David Bowie memories people share with their mams and dads
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14 wonderful David Bowie memories people share with their mams and dads

Jan 11th 2016, 1:29 PM 5,683 Views 4 Comments

It’s a cross-generational sadness.

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