In the name of love: U2 gear up for start of world tour

iNNOCENCE + EXPERIENCE stage show will not play Dublin in present form

The song 'Cedarwood Road' on U2's new album was inspired by Bono's childhood address. He grew up in Number 10, and current occupant Tom Ryan provides a warm welcome to curious visitors. Video: Ronan McGreevy

Bono has endorsed a yes vote in the forthcoming marriage equality referendum stating that “trying to co-opt the word marriage is like trying to co-opt the word love”.

Speaking in Vancouver ahead of the first date of U2’s world tour on Thursday, Bono said marriage is not owned by any church, but is instead owned by the community who should decide who it does and does not apply to.

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