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Saturday 3 June 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Thin Lizzy

This year
# rock
QUIZ: How much do you know about Phil Lynott?
The Boys are back in town!
All time
# Thin Lizzy
Phil Lynott documentary tells the story of the 'shy, sensitive man behind the showman image'
We talked to director Emer Reynolds about making the documentary, which she called ‘a dream come true’.
# sterling work
A €15 silver coin has been minted by the Central Bank in tribute to Phil Lynott
President Higgins launched the commemorative coin in Lynott’s former school in Crumlin.
# Philatelist Lynott
Two new stamps mark 50 years of Thin Lizzy
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
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
She had been battling cancer for a number of years, and has died aged 88.
# Ride On
11 songs no Irish dad can resist
Guaranteed to get him up at a wedding.
# philo
13 vintage photos of Phil Lynott being effortlessly cool
RIP Philo.
# philo
13 vintage photos of Phil Lynott being effortlessly cool
RIP Philo.
# moving statue
Someone smashed into Philo's guitar, so he's being taken out of town for a while
The damage isn’t too bad this time around. He should be back by November.
# Quiz
How Well Do You Know These Famous Irish Songs?
You’ve been singing along with them for years, but how well do you *really* know the lyrics.
# Glasto
Metallica rocked Glastonbury with Whiskey in the Jar and everyone lost it
Whack for my daddy-o, There’s whiskey in the jar-o.
# modern classics
26 Irish albums you must hear before you die
How many are still on your list?
# Back in Town
Phil Lynott statue to return to Harry Street next week
The landmark statue was damaged back in May after it was pushed over.
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added ways to leave your job
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# cease and desist
7 musicians who’ve told politicians to get their ‘mitts’ off their tunes
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?
# Not happy
Phil Lynott's mum upset after Romney campaign uses Thin Lizzy track
Philomena Lynott has objected to the Romney campaign’s use of ‘The Boys Are Back in Town’ during the Republican National Convention last week.
# Slane 2012
No Slane event this year, says Lord Henry
Slane Castle owner says 2013 “will be busy”.
# Slane
Kings of Leon Slane gig to go ahead, despite the death of their beloved uncle
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.
# Slane
Support acts confirmed for Kings of Leon's 2011 Slane gig
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
The Belfast-born guitarist – who played with Thin Lizzy, Bob Dylan, George Harrison and many others – has passed away while on holiday in Spain.