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#Live Aid

# live-aid - Saturday 20 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 20th 2018, 10:45 AM 27,254 Views 13 Comments

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

# live-aid - Sunday 12 February, 2017

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

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.

# live-aid - Friday 30 December, 2016

Irish politicians really wanted Bob Geldof to win the Nobel Peace Prize
# 1986
# 1986

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

Dec 30th 2016, 11:21 AM 9,003 Views 31 Comments

It didn’t happen for Bob though.

# live-aid - Friday 24 July, 2015

Your handy one-stop Irish gig guide for August
# Live And Kicking
# Live And Kicking

Your handy one-stop Irish gig guide for August

Jul 24th 2015, 11:52 AM 1,744 Views 0 Comments

All the gigs going on around the country this month.

# live-aid - Monday 13 July, 2015

Remember where you were? The moments we'll never forget from Live Aid, 30 years on...
# IN 1985
# IN 1985

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

Jul 13th 2015, 8:01 AM 32,122 Views 53 Comments

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

# live-aid - Saturday 15 November, 2014

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

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

Nov 15th 2014, 6:37 PM 14,743 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.

# live-aid - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Bono to receive France's highest cultural honour
# Throw It On The Pile
# Throw It On The Pile

Bono to receive France's highest cultural honour

Jul 16th 2013, 3:24 PM 6,807 Views 76 Comments

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

# live-aid - Sunday 3 June, 2012

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

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

Jun 3rd 2012, 1:00 PM 15,627 Views 36 Comments

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

# live-aid - Thursday 4 November, 2010

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

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.

# live-aid - Tuesday 13 July, 2010

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

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

Jul 13th 2010, 12:04 PM 196 Views 0 Comments

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