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#Van Morrison

# van-morrison - Last year 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 32,491 Views 0 Comments

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

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 17,726 Views 38 Comments

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

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 28,912 Views 17 Comments

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

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 56,339 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 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 22,533 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 - All time

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 200,524 Views 177 Comments

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

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 30,763 Views 25 Comments

This quiz? Come into the mystic.

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 23,866 Views 22 Comments

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

'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 22,389 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 just became Sir Van Morrison
# Van The Sir
# Van The Sir

Van Morrison just became Sir Van Morrison

Feb 4th 2016, 10:40 PM 16,975 Views 61 Comments

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

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 12,808 Views 47 Comments

He called it a “huge honour.”

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 8,014 Views 4 Comments

Celebs hanging around together. Our favourite thing.

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 1,484 Views 0 Comments

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

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 4,746 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.

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 8,138 Views 29 Comments

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

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 21,321 Views 48 Comments

From James Joyce to the White House.

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 13,079 Views 56 Comments

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

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 5,468 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.