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#Bob Geldof

# bob-geldof - Sunday 1 July, 2018

From The Daily Edge Bob Geldof has admitted that he used to think U2 were absolutely godawful Bob Vs Bono

# bob-geldof - Friday 30 March, 2018

Bob Geldof says Aung Sang Suu Kyi is a 'pig' and he still wants the Freedom of Dublin back

“I understood what a great honour it is but I just don’t want to be associated with those people in any way.”

# bob-geldof - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Poll: Should Bob Geldof get back his Freedom of Dublin award? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Bob Geldof get back his Freedom of Dublin award?

Geldof handed back the award last month, urging councillors to strip the honour from Aung San Suu Kyi.

# bob-geldof - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Bob Geldof says he would accept Freedom of Dublin if it was reinstated

The paperwork and files from the Band Aid Trust is being transferred to the National Library of Ireland where it will be catalogued and exhibited.

# bob-geldof - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Bob Geldof 'disgusted' as Dublin City Council accepts Freedom award he handed back

Geldof handed back his award in an effort to have the honour stripped from Aung San Suu Kyi.

# bob-geldof - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

U2 write letter supporting the Freedom of Dublin being stripped from Aung San Suu Kyi

Councillors are looking at how to remove the award from her.

# bob-geldof - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Aung San Suu Kyi is one step closer to having her Freedom of Dublin stripped

Councillors are also expected to take the honour from Bob Geldof.

# bob-geldof - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Dublin councillors to examine rules about removing Freedom of the City status

Bob Geldof yesterday asked that he have his honour taken away from him.

# bob-geldof - Monday 13 November, 2017

He admits giving it up is 'a PR stunt', but what happens now to Bob Geldof's Freedom of Dublin? Boomtown Rant This post contains videos

He admits giving it up is 'a PR stunt', but what happens now to Bob Geldof's Freedom of Dublin?

Geldof wants the honour to be taken off Aung San Suu Kyi.

Bob Geldof defends decision to return the Freedom of the City of Dublin

Geldof says he doesn’t want to be associated with “handmaiden to genocide” Aung San Suu Kyi.

Do you think Bob Geldof is right to return his Freedom of Dublin award? What Do You Think This post contains a poll

Do you think Bob Geldof is right to return his Freedom of Dublin award?

Geldof said he’s returning the honour in protest against the Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

# bob-geldof - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Bob Geldof says Aung San Suu Kyi has become 'one of the great ethnic cleansers'

Geldof said that the “old traditions have failed us” in a speech in Colombia yesterday.

# bob-geldof - Friday 21 April, 2017

Geldof draws ire of Greek Cypriots over concert in Turkish-occupied area

Geldof draws ire of Greek Cypriots over concert in Turkish-occupied area

The event in Famagusta has drawn widespread condemnation from Cyprus’ Greek-speaking community.

# bob-geldof - Friday 30 December, 2016

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

It didn’t happen for Bob though.

# bob-geldof - Friday 11 November, 2016

Dublin photographer's portraits leave stars with 'nowhere to hide'

Irish-based cameraman Alex Sapienza uses 19th century wetplate photography to show ‘imperfections’ of life.

# bob-geldof - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

30 years ago Ireland was rocking out for the unemployed

The benefit concert was to raise funds and create jobs for the unemployed in the country.

# bob-geldof - Sunday 29 November, 2015

'Part of me half expected it', Bob Geldof opens up about the death of his daughter Peaches

The Irish musician also talked about using the same words as his father when telling his children about the death of Paula Yates.

# bob-geldof - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Bob Geldof says proposing to his girlfriend after the death of his daughter Peaches ‘let some light in’

“I thought I can’t ask her to marry me now, it’s wildly inappropriate, I’ll wait. But then I thought no, you need to.”

# bob-geldof - Friday 4 September, 2015

Egyptian billionaire offers to buy island for refugees

Meanwhile, Bob Geldof has described the crisis as “an absolute sickening, f***ing disgrace”.

# bob-geldof - Monday 13 July, 2015

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

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

# bob-geldof - Monday 24 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge That Band Aid 30 track you bought? Bob Geldof wants you to 'delete and download again' E30LA

# bob-geldof - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Gerry Adams is not happy Bob Geldof is in the 1916 centenary video...

…while signatories of the Proclamation failed to make the cut.

# bob-geldof - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge The new Band Aid 30 video spells Bob Geldof's name wrong You Had One Job

The new Band Aid 30 video spells Bob Geldof's name wrong

The name’s Gelfdof. Bob Gelfdof.

# bob-geldof - Monday 17 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Bob Geldof just got kicked off Sky News for saying ‘Bollocks’ Banned Aid

# bob-geldof - Saturday 15 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here are the new lyrics for Band Aid 30's Feed the World Feed The World

Here are the new lyrics for Band Aid 30's Feed the World

The lyrics have been changed to reflect the plight of Ebola.

# bob-geldof - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Twitter isn't loving Band Aid 30's questionable #E30LA hashtag E30LA

Twitter isn't loving Band Aid 30's questionable #E30LA hashtag

Pull over, world. We’re stepping out for some air.

# bob-geldof - Monday 10 November, 2014

One Direction and Ed Sheeran among stars to re-record 'Do they know it's Christmas?'

The charity single will go towards the fight against Ebola.

# bob-geldof - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Bob Geldof made Mary Robinson laugh in Dublin last night

They were attending the opening of the One Young World summit.

# bob-geldof - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Dublin youth conference set to hear from the stars of politics, sports and business

Speakers at the One Young World Dublin 2014 summit will include Kofi Annan, Dame Ellen MacArthur and creator of Wikipedia Jimmy Wales.

# bob-geldof - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here's why everyone is questioning Bob Geldof's Irishness INDY REF

Here's why everyone is questioning Bob Geldof's Irishness

Geldof’s been speaking out against Scottish independence.

# bob-geldof - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

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

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

Celebs hanging around together. Our favourite thing.

# bob-geldof - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Bob Geldof on return to work: 'It turns out that I can do this shit'

“Sometimes, I mean, the needle twitches slightly, so you continue doing it,” the bereaved father said today.

# bob-geldof - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Was Peaches a heroin addict?: 'Yes'. Husband tells inquest Geldof was in drug treatment

Full inquest rules that the 25-year-old died of a heroin overdose.

# bob-geldof - Monday 14 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Bob Geldof made a surprise appearance rocking out in a Dublin pub at the weekend Hiya Bob

Bob Geldof made a surprise appearance rocking out in a Dublin pub at the weekend

Hang on a minute, that guy looks familiar…

# bob-geldof - Saturday 5 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Bob Geldof gives first interview since the death of his daughter Peaches RIP

Bob Geldof gives first interview since the death of his daughter Peaches

Geldof says things have been “intolerable”.

# bob-geldof - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Peaches’ death was “tragic parallel” of her mother’s overdose RIP

Peaches’ death was “tragic parallel” of her mother’s overdose

The daughter of Bob Geldof was found dead at her home in Kent last month.

# bob-geldof - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose - reports

A short hearing in advance of an inquest is due to take place tomorrow.

# bob-geldof - Monday 21 April, 2014

Funeral of Peaches Geldof to take place later today

The private ceremony will be held a church in Kent.

# bob-geldof - Friday 18 April, 2014

Funeral for Peaches Geldof to be held on Monday

It is thought that her father, Bob Geldof, will deliver a eulogy.

# bob-geldof - Saturday 12 April, 2014

Column: Peaches and Paula – a mum without a mum and a photograph that spoke a thousand words.

Nothing prepared me for how the birth of my own children would mercilessly rip the scab off the wound that my mother’s death had left behind. In that way, I could relate to the late Peaches Geldof, writes Claire Micks.

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