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Today marks 40 years since John Lennon was shot dead on his doorstep in New York
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Today marks 40 years since John Lennon was shot dead on his doorstep in New York

Dec 8th 2020, 9:28 AM 16,421 Views 43 Comments

Mark Chapman shot the singer on 8 December 1980.

Tributes paid to John Lennon's 'outstanding contribution to music' on what would have been his 80th birthday
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Tributes paid to John Lennon's 'outstanding contribution to music' on what would have been his 80th birthday

Oct 9th 2020, 10:06 AM 14,704 Views 42 Comments

The musician, who was shot dead in 1980, has continued to have an enduring influence on popular culture.

John Lennon’s killer apologises to Yoko Ono for his ‘despicable act’
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John Lennon’s killer apologises to Yoko Ono for his ‘despicable act’

Sep 21st 2020, 10:01 PM 48,494 Views 52 Comments

Mark David Chapman was denied parole for an 11th time in August.

Opinion: When the Beatles played Dublin in 1963 John Lennon declared: ‘We’re all Irish’
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Opinion: When the Beatles played Dublin in 1963 John Lennon declared: ‘We’re all Irish’

Mar 18th 2019, 7:00 AM 34,927 Views 20 Comments

Lennon’s search for rebellion was nurtured by his embrace of Liverpool’s Irish influence and the dynamic effect of the city’s seafarer culture via the movement of ideas across oceans, writes Francis Kenny.

'One of my best friends was killed right around here': McCartney remembers John Lennon at New York march
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'One of my best friends was killed right around here': McCartney remembers John Lennon at New York march

Mar 25th 2018, 9:36 AM 19,411 Views 58 Comments

More than a million people took to the streets across the US yesterday to call for tighter gun control.

Donald Tusk welcomes Ireland's 'young, energetic' new Taoiseach to Brussels
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Donald Tusk welcomes Ireland's 'young, energetic' new Taoiseach to Brussels

Jun 22nd 2017, 3:54 PM 14,243 Views 44 Comments

EU leaders are meeting in Brussels today.

46 years later, Yoko Ono has been added to the credits for Lennon hit 'Imagine'
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46 years later, Yoko Ono has been added to the credits for Lennon hit 'Imagine'

Jun 15th 2017, 9:57 PM 14,059 Views 35 Comments

The anti-war track was first written in 1971.

All John Lennon's idea? Sketch of iconic Sgt Pepper's album cover to fetch €55k at auction
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All John Lennon's idea? Sketch of iconic Sgt Pepper's album cover to fetch €55k at auction

Apr 29th 2017, 4:00 PM 10,482 Views 0 Comments

The drawing was recently discovered at a former home of the Beatle in Weybridge.

Test yourself in the ultimate Bumper Beatles Christmas Quiz
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Test yourself in the ultimate Bumper Beatles Christmas Quiz

Dec 28th 2016, 9:30 PM 17,463 Views 40 Comments

How well do you know the most famous band in history?

Earliest known letter of John Lennon to go for £30,000 at auction
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Earliest known letter of John Lennon to go for £30,000 at auction

Mar 7th 2016, 10:12 AM 7,179 Views 7 Comments

The letter is part of a Beatles rock ‘n roll memorabilia auction.

Lock of John Lennon's hair sells for thousands at auction
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Lock of John Lennon's hair sells for thousands at auction

Feb 21st 2016, 11:13 AM 9,768 Views 18 Comments

The four-inch lock of hair was purchased by a UK-based memorabilia collector.

'Alex Ferguson is the John Lennon of football'
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'Alex Ferguson is the John Lennon of football'

Jan 15th 2016, 3:07 PM 20,223 Views 52 Comments

Jurgen Klopp had his say on past and present Manchester United managers today.

A guitar bought for €250 sold for €2.2 million last night
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A guitar bought for €250 sold for €2.2 million last night

Nov 8th 2015, 1:29 PM 16,858 Views 12 Comments

It once belonged to John Lennon, in fairness.

Cynthia Lennon, ex-wife of Beatle John, has died
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Cynthia Lennon, ex-wife of Beatle John, has died

Apr 1st 2015, 4:47 PM 26,040 Views 31 Comments

She was 75 years old.

The man who shot John Lennon has been refused parole for the eighth time
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The man who shot John Lennon has been refused parole for the eighth time

Aug 22nd 2014, 10:39 PM 25,654 Views 146 Comments

Now 59, Mark David Chapman has been in jail for 33 years.

Catch-up Wednesday: 3 midweek longreads
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Catch-up Wednesday: 3 midweek longreads

Jul 2nd 2014, 6:30 PM 6,834 Views 3 Comments

Get up to speed with the latest news, opinions and insights with our hand-picked in-depth reads.

Bizarre new Bavaria advert explains deaths of Elvis, Tupac and Kurt Cobain
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Bizarre new Bavaria advert explains deaths of Elvis, Tupac and Kurt Cobain

Mar 26th 2014, 9:29 AM 3,640 Views 1 Comment

It’s very strange.

"The fans were pelting us with jellybeans": Here's what happened when The Beatles stormed Washington
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"The fans were pelting us with jellybeans": Here's what happened when The Beatles stormed Washington

Feb 8th 2014, 3:00 PM 7,135 Views 7 Comments

John, Paul, George and Ringo conquered America 50 years ago this weekend — making their historic debut on ‘Ed Sullivan’, and playing their first US gig to 8,000 screaming fans.

Get Back: 10 ways to live The Beatles Dublin experience this weekend
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Get Back: 10 ways to live The Beatles Dublin experience this weekend

Nov 9th 2013, 10:00 AM 9,225 Views 7 Comments

John, Paul, George and Ringo played the Adelphi 50 years ago this week. Make like a Yellow Submarine and immerse yourself in the celebrations…

Look! It's George Harrison as a child on O'Connell Street...
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Look! It's George Harrison as a child on O'Connell Street...

Nov 6th 2013, 8:30 PM 26,896 Views 18 Comments

It’s 50 years tomorrow since the Beatles played Dublin, but at least one of the foursome was in the city years earlier — demonstrating a prototype ‘mop-top’ too, by the looks of it.

'The greatest substitution in the history of football and music'
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'The greatest substitution in the history of football and music'

Oct 31st 2013, 4:47 PM 8,418 Views 0 Comments

If you saw Michael Jackson come on for John Lennon the other night, you weren’t seeing things.

Lennon or McCartney? Richard Bruton's choice might surprise you...
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Lennon or McCartney? Richard Bruton's choice might surprise you...

Sep 29th 2013, 5:00 PM 7,617 Views 28 Comments

“Paul, obviously, was a good man for writing the songs…”

John Lennon Educational Bus open to Irish public
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John Lennon Educational Bus open to Irish public

Aug 7th 2013, 7:15 AM 5,763 Views 2 Comments

The bus was launched by Yoko Ono earlier this year and was brought here by the U2-funded Music Generation programme.

What if John Lennon auditioned on The Voice?
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What if John Lennon auditioned on The Voice?

Jun 26th 2013, 9:03 AM 869 Views 0 Comments

Here’s a video of what would happen.

'Imagine Peace' - Yoko Ono takes out full page ad in New York Times
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'Imagine Peace' - Yoko Ono takes out full page ad in New York Times

Jan 1st 2013, 5:17 PM 16,941 Views 32 Comments

A simple message.

Love me do: The Beatles' debut single released 50 years ago today
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Love me do: The Beatles' debut single released 50 years ago today

Oct 5th 2012, 11:11 AM 2,925 Views 17 Comments

The Fab Four’s debut single turns 50 today, so why not check out some of the boys’ best moments in video?

Lisa McInerney: Should we forgive Chris Brown?
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Lisa McInerney: Should we forgive Chris Brown?

Sep 24th 2012, 7:00 AM 81 Views 85 Comments

As the pop star heads to Dublin for a gig later this year, should we remain hostile to him over his brutality towards Rihanna or let him get on with it?

John Lennon's killer Mark Chapman to seek parole this week
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John Lennon's killer Mark Chapman to seek parole this week

Aug 20th 2012, 9:32 AM 6,450 Views 54 Comments

This will be the seventh time that Chapman has sought parole.

Pictures and video: The 8 weirdest moments from the Olympics closing ceremony
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Pictures and video: The 8 weirdest moments from the Olympics closing ceremony

Aug 13th 2012, 9:56 AM 17,614 Views 39 Comments

Giant octopuses, Russell Brand, children bursting out of John Lennon’s face… It was a long night.

Unexpected Tweet of the Day: Yoko Ono and Daniel O'Connell
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Unexpected Tweet of the Day: Yoko Ono and Daniel O'Connell

Jun 22nd 2012, 8:40 PM 9,788 Views 9 Comments

Who knew?

BEST OF: 15 hits from the Google Doodle collection
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BEST OF: 15 hits from the Google Doodle collection

Mar 4th 2012, 10:00 AM 7,915 Views 2 Comments

Plus, the 14-year history of Google doodling.

Guitar blues: Gibson faces probe over wood smuggling allegations
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Guitar blues: Gibson faces probe over wood smuggling allegations

Aug 29th 2011, 1:06 PM 881 Views 5 Comments

The legendary guitar maker was raided by federal authorities in the US last week but denies any wrongdoing.

The Score's weekly YouTube chart
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The Score's weekly YouTube chart

Dec 9th 2010, 4:48 PM 461 Views 0 Comments

An inspiration from Down Under, a wonderful goalkeeping howler and the death of a Beatle at a football game.

John Lennon remembered on 30th anniversary of his death
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John Lennon remembered on 30th anniversary of his death

Dec 9th 2010, 9:38 AM 303 Views 0 Comments

Fans across the world gathered to remember one of the world’s biggest stars.

John Lennon’s killer denied parole – again
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John Lennon’s killer denied parole – again

Sep 7th 2010, 9:50 PM 333 Views 0 Comments

Mark David Chapman’s application for parole turned down for the sixth time after almost 30 years in prison.

Parole hearing for John Lennon's killer postponed
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Parole hearing for John Lennon's killer postponed

Aug 11th 2010, 5:10 PM 181 Views 0 Comments

Mark David Chapman’s sixth application for parole has been put off until September.