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#Beatles

# beatles - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Memories of Gaybo: 'He seemed smaller than I remembered him ... once he was on his feet the microphone worked its magic'

Former Sunday Press columnist and reporter Éanna Brophy shares a memory of one of Gay Byrne’s final public appearances, on a cold November morning in Dublin.

# beatles - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

'There was a riot...gardaí had to push people back': plaque unveiled to commemorate Beatles playing the Adelphi Cinema Beatlemania This post contains videos

'There was a riot...gardaí had to push people back': plaque unveiled to commemorate Beatles playing the Adelphi Cinema

The Fab Four played in 7 November 1963 for two Dublin concerts at the old Delphi Cinema.

# beatles - Sunday 25 March, 2018

'One of my best friends was killed right around here': McCartney remembers John Lennon at New York march

More than a million people took to the streets across the US yesterday to call for tighter gun control.

# beatles - Saturday 29 April, 2017

All John Lennon's idea? Sketch of iconic Sgt Pepper's album cover to fetch €55k at auction

The drawing was recently discovered at a former home of the Beatle in Weybridge.

# beatles - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Paul McCartney is suing Sony to get the rights to Beatles songs back

Duran Duran lost a similar case in December.

# beatles - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Test yourself in the ultimate Bumper Beatles Christmas Quiz

How well do you know the most famous band in history?

# beatles - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Ringo Starr cancels North Carolina gig over transgender "bathroom law"

“We need to take a stand against this hatred. Spread peace and love.”

# beatles - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

"Like a second father to me": McCartney leads tributes to George Martin

The producer, credited with helping create the Beatles’ sound, has died aged 90.

# beatles - Sunday 21 February, 2016

Lock of John Lennon's hair sells for thousands at auction

The four-inch lock of hair was purchased by a UK-based memorabilia collector.

# beatles - Sunday 8 November, 2015

A guitar bought for €250 sold for €2.2 million last night

It once belonged to John Lennon, in fairness.

# beatles - Saturday 30 August, 2014

'Let's stay together': Now Paul McCartney's weighing in on the Scottish independence debate

Mick Jagger, Stephen Hawking and Judi Dench are also urging a ‘no’ vote next month. But Sean Connery’s heading up the celebrity ‘yes’ campaign.

# beatles - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Why 'Mad Men' Paid $250,000 To Use One Beatles Song

Quarter of a million dollars. For one song in one scene.

# beatles - Saturday 8 February, 2014

"The fans were pelting us with jellybeans": Here's what happened when The Beatles stormed Washington

John, Paul, George and Ringo conquered America 50 years ago this weekend — making their historic debut on ‘Ed Sullivan’, and playing their first US gig to 8,000 screaming fans.

# beatles - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Riots and mop-tops: The Beatles played Ireland 50 years ago today

In 1963, the Beatles played in Dublin and Belfast – and today marks the 50th anniversary of that milestone gig.

# beatles - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Look! It's George Harrison as a child on O'Connell Street...

It’s 50 years tomorrow since the Beatles played Dublin, but at least one of the foursome was in the city years earlier — demonstrating a prototype ‘mop-top’ too, by the looks of it.

# beatles - Friday 4 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge 6 of the best moments from Paul McCartney's Twitter Q&A Ask Macca

6 of the best moments from Paul McCartney's Twitter Q&A

Macca spent the evening answering fan questions in 140 characters or less.

# beatles - Sunday 29 September, 2013

Lennon or McCartney? Richard Bruton's choice might surprise you...

“Paul, obviously, was a good man for writing the songs…”

# beatles - Monday 18 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge Paul McCartney: 7 facts to celebrate 70 years Happy Birthday Macca This post contains images

Paul McCartney: 7 facts to celebrate 70 years

Paul McCartney celebrates his 70th birthday today.

# beatles - Friday 5 August, 2011

Paul McCartney to go to police over phone hacking

Former Beatle notes claims by ex-wife Heather Mills that the couple’s phone messages had been spied on. If true, it’s “a horrendous violation of privacy”, he says.

# beatles - Wednesday 20 April, 2011

From The Daily Edge Ringo Starr's birthplace saved from demolition - for now Let It Be This post contains images

Ringo Starr's birthplace saved from demolition - for now

The house where former Beatles Ringo Starr was born has been saved from bulldozers after a British minister stepped in with a temporary legal block, but Liverpool City Council says the house has got to go.

# beatles - Thursday 9 December, 2010

From The Daily Edge John Lennon remembered on 30th anniversary of his death John Lennon This post contains images

John Lennon remembered on 30th anniversary of his death

Fans across the world gathered to remember one of the world’s biggest stars.