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

Oct 20th 2018, 10:45 AM 27,285 Views 13 Comments

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

Live entertainment industry 'generates €1.7 billion and creates 11,000 jobs annually'
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Live entertainment industry 'generates €1.7 billion and creates 11,000 jobs annually'

Feb 12th 2017, 10:55 AM 8,771 Views 16 Comments

The report was based on sales by Ticketmaster Ireland over a 12-month period.

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

Dec 30th 2016, 11:21 AM 9,009 Views 31 Comments

It didn’t happen for Bob though.

Your handy one-stop Irish gig guide for August
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Your handy one-stop Irish gig guide for August

Jul 24th 2015, 11:52 AM 1,747 Views 0 Comments

All the gigs going on around the country this month.

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

Jul 13th 2015, 8:01 AM 32,201 Views 53 Comments

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

Bono hits out at world leaders on Ebola, as stars arrive for latest 'Band Aid' session
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Bono hits out at world leaders on Ebola, as stars arrive for latest 'Band Aid' session

Nov 15th 2014, 6:37 PM 14,744 Views 58 Comments

One Direction, Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant, Coldplay’s Chris Martin and Sinead O’Connor are amongst the star’s taking part this time out.

Bono to receive France's highest cultural honour
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Bono to receive France's highest cultural honour

Jul 16th 2013, 3:24 PM 6,810 Views 76 Comments

He once called Jacques Chirac a w*nker, but it appears all has been forgiven.

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

Jun 3rd 2012, 1:00 PM 15,649 Views 36 Comments

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

Sorry Bob! BBC apologises over Band Aid claims
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Sorry Bob! BBC apologises over Band Aid claims

Nov 4th 2010, 11:16 AM 222 Views 0 Comments

The BBC alleged that millions of pounds raised by Band Aid had been diverted to rebels in Ethiopia.

Do They Know It's Christmas? Because it wasn't
# Feed The World
# Feed The World

Do They Know It's Christmas? Because it wasn't

Jul 13th 2010, 12:04 PM 197 Views 0 Comments

Five things you may have forgotten about Live Aid, held 25 years ago today.