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#Van Morrison

# van-morrison - Sunday 7 November, 2021

Stormont Health Minister sues Van Morrison over ‘very dangerous’ criticism
# Defamation
# Defamation

Stormont Health Minister sues Van Morrison over ‘very dangerous’ criticism

Nov 7th 2021, 11:17 AM 32,462 Views 0 Comments

The defamation proceedings are set for a court date in early 2022.

# van-morrison - Tuesday 3 August, 2021

Van Morrison drops legal challenge to live music ban in Northern Ireland
# Belfast High Court
# Belfast High Court

Van Morrison drops legal challenge to live music ban in Northern Ireland

Aug 3rd 2021, 9:51 PM 17,685 Views 38 Comments

It comes after a relaxation of coronavirus regulations by the Stormont Executive to allow live music to resume.

# van-morrison - Monday 14 June, 2021

UUP leader wants Ian Paisley to apologise in public for ‘dangerous’ chant
# Van Morrison
# Van Morrison

UUP leader wants Ian Paisley to apologise in public for ‘dangerous’ chant

Jun 14th 2021, 7:38 PM 28,907 Views 17 Comments

A row erupted after four gigs by Van Morrison at the Belfast hotel were cancelled at the last minute on Thursday.

# van-morrison - Friday 11 June, 2021

Ian Paisley insists he does not believe NI Health Minister Robin Swann is dangerous
# The North
# The North

Ian Paisley insists he does not believe NI Health Minister Robin Swann is dangerous

Updated Jun 11th 2021, 9:01 PM 56,298 Views 53 Comments

Paisley made a statement after he was criticised for joining Van Morrison as he made a verbal attack on Swann.

# van-morrison - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Van Morrison launches legal challenge to ban on live music under Covid restrictions in Northern Ireland
# Judicial Review
# Judicial Review

Van Morrison launches legal challenge to ban on live music under Covid restrictions in Northern Ireland

Jan 19th 2021, 7:01 PM 22,516 Views 0 Comments

Last year, the 75-year-old penned songs alleging scientists were making up “crooked facts” to justify restrictions to “enslave” the population.

# van-morrison - Friday 18 September, 2020

Calls for Van Morrison to be stripped of city honour
# Ban The Van
# Ban The Van

Calls for Van Morrison to be stripped of city honour

Updated Sep 18th 2020, 6:27 PM 200,483 Views 177 Comments

The musician was given freedom of the city of Belfast in 2013.

# van-morrison - Monday 31 August, 2020

Quiz: How well do you know Van Morrison?
# Quiz Days Like This
# Quiz Days Like This

Quiz: How well do you know Van Morrison?

Aug 31st 2020, 9:30 PM 30,738 Views 25 Comments

This quiz? Come into the mystic.

# van-morrison - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Dozens of Irish singers and artists create musical tribute to Van Morrison to mark his 75th birthday
# Days Like This
# Days Like This

Dozens of Irish singers and artists create musical tribute to Van Morrison to mark his 75th birthday

Jul 30th 2020, 5:52 PM 23,859 Views 22 Comments

The likes of Hozier, Imelda May and Bob Geldof have paid homage to the legendary musician.

# van-morrison - Saturday 13 October, 2018

'Van Morrison's landmark album Astral Weeks turns 50 this weekend. We tracked down the musicians who played on it'
# Read Me
# Read Me

'Van Morrison's landmark album Astral Weeks turns 50 this weekend. We tracked down the musicians who played on it'

Oct 13th 2018, 8:15 AM 22,378 Views 22 Comments

A new documentary looks at how a 23-year old introvert from east Belfast overcame the mob, US Immigration, poverty, and his own tricky personality, to make one of the most enduring and best-loved albums ever recorded.

# van-morrison - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Van Morrison just became Sir Van Morrison
# Van The Sir
# Van The Sir

Van Morrison just became Sir Van Morrison

Feb 4th 2016, 10:40 PM 16,934 Views 61 Comments

The 70-year-old Belfast native was honoured with a knighthood today at Buckingham Palace.

# van-morrison - Friday 12 June, 2015

Sir Van the Man: The Queen has knighted Irish music legend Van Morrison
# Days Like This
# Days Like This

Sir Van the Man: The Queen has knighted Irish music legend Van Morrison

Jun 12th 2015, 10:55 PM 12,797 Views 47 Comments

He called it a “huge honour.”

# van-morrison - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

The 21 biggest rides from last night's GQ Awards in London
# Peak Cumberbatch
From The Daily Edge
# Peak Cumberbatch

The 21 biggest rides from last night's GQ Awards in London

Sep 3rd 2014, 10:33 AM 8,005 Views 4 Comments

Celebs hanging around together. Our favourite thing.

# van-morrison - Monday 16 December, 2013

Astronaut Chris Hadfield plays with The Chieftains again...on Earth
# Space Oddity
From The Daily Edge
# Space Oddity

Astronaut Chris Hadfield plays with The Chieftains again...on Earth

Dec 16th 2013, 9:28 AM 1,470 Views 0 Comments

They previously played together while Cmdr Hadfield was still aboard the ISS.

# van-morrison - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Moondance at the Waterfront: Free tickets for Van Morrison show in Belfast
# Van The Man
# Van The Man

Moondance at the Waterfront: Free tickets for Van Morrison show in Belfast

Oct 22nd 2013, 7:30 AM 4,740 Views 11 Comments

A draw will be held to decide who gets the 2,000 tickets for the 15 November concert. Sorry though, only Belfast citizens can apply.

# van-morrison - Thursday 22 August, 2013

His mother told him there'd be days like this: Freedom of Belfast for Van
# Van The Man
# Van The Man

His mother told him there'd be days like this: Freedom of Belfast for Van

Aug 22nd 2013, 7:56 PM 8,130 Views 29 Comments

The 68-year-old, who was born in the east of the city, is likely to receive the accolade next year.

# van-morrison - Sunday 17 March, 2013

12 Irish things to be properly proud of this Paddy's Day
# Bród
From The Daily Edge
# Bród

12 Irish things to be properly proud of this Paddy's Day

Mar 17th 2013, 9:15 AM 21,305 Views 48 Comments

From James Joyce to the White House.

# van-morrison - Sunday 26 August, 2012

Marlay Park concerts: 53 arrests over three nights of gigs
# Marlay Park
# Marlay Park

Marlay Park concerts: 53 arrests over three nights of gigs

Aug 26th 2012, 9:46 AM 13,071 Views 56 Comments

All the arrests were for public order and minor drugs offences – though there were NO arrests at last night’s concert.

# van-morrison - Saturday 25 August, 2012

Fans urged to arrive early to Marlay Park for Van Morrison gig
# Marlay Park
# Marlay Park

Fans urged to arrive early to Marlay Park for Van Morrison gig

Aug 25th 2012, 12:14 PM 5,447 Views 11 Comments

Gardaí have thanked people for their co-operation and good behaviour while attending concerts at the south Dublin venue over the last two nights.