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Phil Lynott documentary tells the story of the 'shy, sensitive man behind the showman image'
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Phil Lynott documentary tells the story of the 'shy, sensitive man behind the showman image'

Jun 23rd 2021, 6:10 AM 19,843 Views 17 Comments

We talked to director Emer Reynolds about making the documentary, which she called ‘a dream come true’.

A €15 silver coin has been minted by the Central Bank in tribute to Phil Lynott
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# Sterling Work

A €15 silver coin has been minted by the Central Bank in tribute to Phil Lynott

Nov 26th 2019, 2:08 PM 35,333 Views 28 Comments

President Higgins launched the commemorative coin in Lynott’s former school in Crumlin.

Two new stamps mark 50 years of Thin Lizzy
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# Philatelist Lynott

Two new stamps mark 50 years of Thin Lizzy

Oct 3rd 2019, 2:20 PM 15,435 Views 20 Comments

Queues formed at the GPO earlier for fans to get their hands on the new stamps.

'Life won't be the same without her': Tributes paid as funeral of Philomena Lynott takes place
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'Life won't be the same without her': Tributes paid as funeral of Philomena Lynott takes place

Jun 17th 2019, 1:33 PM 35,144 Views 16 Comments

She had been battling cancer for a number of years before she passed away on Wednesday.

President Higgins leads tributes following death of Philomena Lynott
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President Higgins leads tributes following death of Philomena Lynott

Jun 12th 2019, 11:59 PM 53,495 Views 58 Comments

She had been battling cancer for a number of years, and has died aged 88.

11 songs no Irish dad can resist
# Ride On
# Ride On

11 songs no Irish dad can resist

Nov 17th 2016, 6:02 PM 10,062 Views 9 Comments

Guaranteed to get him up at a wedding.

13 vintage photos of Phil Lynott being effortlessly cool
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13 vintage photos of Phil Lynott being effortlessly cool

Jan 4th 2016, 1:51 PM 27,607 Views 32 Comments

RIP Philo.

13 vintage photos of Phil Lynott being effortlessly cool
# Philo
# Philo

13 vintage photos of Phil Lynott being effortlessly cool

Jan 4th 2016, 10:57 AM 6,056 Views 1 Comment

RIP Philo.

Someone smashed into Philo's guitar, so he's being taken out of town for a while
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# Moving Statue

Someone smashed into Philo's guitar, so he's being taken out of town for a while

Sep 30th 2015, 1:15 PM 18,647 Views 66 Comments

The damage isn’t too bad this time around. He should be back by November.

How Well Do You Know These Famous Irish Songs?
# Quiz
# Quiz

How Well Do You Know These Famous Irish Songs?

Mar 1st 2015, 6:00 PM 11,755 Views 5 Comments

You’ve been singing along with them for years, but how well do you *really* know the lyrics.

Metallica rocked Glastonbury with Whiskey in the Jar and everyone lost it
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# Glasto

Metallica rocked Glastonbury with Whiskey in the Jar and everyone lost it

Jun 29th 2014, 9:52 AM 6,192 Views 5 Comments

Whack for my daddy-o, There’s whiskey in the jar-o.

26 Irish albums you must hear before you die
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# Modern Classics

26 Irish albums you must hear before you die

Nov 9th 2013, 6:00 PM 48,513 Views 243 Comments

How many are still on your list?

Phil Lynott statue to return to Harry Street next week
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Phil Lynott statue to return to Harry Street next week

Aug 6th 2013, 9:00 PM 9,409 Views 29 Comments

The landmark statue was damaged back in May after it was pushed over.

The Evening Fix... now with added ways to leave your job
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# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added ways to leave your job

May 10th 2013, 7:50 PM 12,464 Views 2 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

7 musicians who’ve told politicians to get their ‘mitts’ off their tunes
# Cease And Desist
# Cease And Desist

7 musicians who’ve told politicians to get their ‘mitts’ off their tunes

Sep 16th 2012, 4:30 PM 12,095 Views 8 Comments

Thin Lizzy have told Mitt Romney to stop using ‘The Boys are Back in Town’. What other musicians have put the foot down when it comes to politicians?

Phil Lynott's mum upset after Romney campaign uses Thin Lizzy track
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# Not Happy

Phil Lynott's mum upset after Romney campaign uses Thin Lizzy track

Sep 4th 2012, 7:50 PM 15,809 Views 55 Comments

Philomena Lynott has objected to the Romney campaign’s use of ‘The Boys Are Back in Town’ during the Republican National Convention last week.

No Slane event this year, says Lord Henry
# Slane 2012
# Slane 2012

No Slane event this year, says Lord Henry

Apr 19th 2012, 9:49 AM 5,610 Views 18 Comments

Slane Castle owner says 2013 “will be busy”.

Kings of Leon Slane gig to go ahead, despite the death of their beloved uncle
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# Slane

Kings of Leon Slane gig to go ahead, despite the death of their beloved uncle

May 27th 2011, 12:13 PM 1,994 Views 0 Comments

Organisers say tomorrow’s gig will go ahead despite the death of a close relative of the Followills. A massive traffic operation will get underway around Slane Castle tomorrow.

Support acts confirmed for Kings of Leon's 2011 Slane gig
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# Slane

Support acts confirmed for Kings of Leon's 2011 Slane gig

Apr 4th 2011, 6:00 PM 4,146 Views 5 Comments

The Tennessee familial fourpiece will be joined by Elbow, Thin Lizzy, White Lies, Mona and the Whigs next month.

Former Thin Lizzy guitarist Gary Moore dies at 58
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# RIP

Former Thin Lizzy guitarist Gary Moore dies at 58

Feb 7th 2011, 3:02 PM 842 Views 0 Comments

The Belfast-born guitarist – who played with Thin Lizzy, Bob Dylan, George Harrison and many others – has passed away while on holiday in Spain.