Bob Geldof

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Angela’s Ashes, the animation

Is there a trick to cooking Christmas dinner in minutes rather than slaving over a chopping board and a hot oven for hours? Order it from a deli or su(...)

Aung San Suu Kyi at the signing of her hononary freedom of Dublin in June 2012. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Dublin City Council has taken the first steps to remove the Freedom of the City of Dublin from Myanmar de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi over the repre(...)

Bob Geldof has said Brexit can still be stopped. File photograph: David Crosling/EPA

Bob Geldof has accused the English of “knifing themselves in the guts” over Brexit and says it can still be stopped. Geldof was one of the most prom(...)

Thomas Walsh: “I thought there was one record in me that I should make for myself.” Photograph: Graham Keogh

In a world of media-managed pop stars, blander-than-beige musicians and so-called rock stars too afraid to stick their heads above the parapet for ris(...)

At the announcement in London of the 2023 Rugby World Cup host were Irish bid chairman Dick Spring, Minister for Sport Shane Ross, Brian O’Driscoll and IRFU president Philip Orr. Photograph: Dave Rogers/Inpho/Getty Images

We’re nobody’s darling any more. Last evening, Ireland failed in its much-hyped bid to have Dublin named as the new location for the European Medicine(...)

French rugby president Bernard Laporte  in London on November  15th after France is named to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup. Photograph:  AFP Photo/Adrian Dennis

At the end of several World Cup 2023 bid presentations, in far-flung rugby outposts, the hosts would wonder aloud: “What are you going to do for us?” (...)

The Luxe performers taking part in the Christmas Procession - enough to get even Scrooge in the mood

I think I have the nits. Or else it’s some new strain of parental anxiety that’s making me scratch my head constantly. I hope it’s not nits, that most(...)

Ireland’s poor third-place showing in the contest to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup was an embarrassing reversal. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Ireland’s elimination in the first round of the process to host the Rugby World Cup in 2023 did not come as a surprise, given the independent technica(...)

Bob Geldof with Independent councillor Mannix Flynn  at Dublin City Hall where he returned his freedom of the city award. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Bob Geldof handed back the scroll recording his Freedom of the City of Dublin to city council officials today in protest against the fact that the hon(...)

DJ Seinfeld: king of lo-fi house.

What: Lo-fi house’s shining star Where: Sweden Why: Disruption may be valued in the tech industry but in the music world, the old guard don’t like t(...)

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