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#Bob Geldof

# bob-geldof - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Bob Geldof describes current Brexit impasse at Westminster as a ‘betrayal of Churchill’
# I Don't Like Brexit
# I Don't Like Brexit

Bob Geldof describes current Brexit impasse at Westminster as a ‘betrayal of Churchill’

Oct 24th 2019, 9:05 AM 42,864 Views 111 Comments

The activist spoke out against Brexit in the lead up to the referendum, and joined the anti-Brexit protests on Saturday.

# bob-geldof - Monday 14 January, 2019

Bob Geldof says Brexit comes from 'a dangerous political ideology called nationalism'
# Adopted Home
# Adopted Home

Bob Geldof says Brexit comes from 'a dangerous political ideology called nationalism'

Jan 14th 2019, 10:05 PM 25,969 Views 78 Comments

The Irish rocker says he “can’t stand nationalism”.

# bob-geldof - Monday 12 November, 2018

Amnesty International strips Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honour
# Ambassador Of Conscience
# Ambassador Of Conscience

Amnesty International strips Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honour

Nov 12th 2018, 7:04 PM 25,245 Views 42 Comments

The group revoked the award in light of Suu Kyi’s “betrayal of the values she once stood for”.

# bob-geldof - Saturday 20 October, 2018

What do you do when the chart-topping band you toured the world with quietly collapses?
# Boomtown Rat
# Boomtown Rat

What do you do when the chart-topping band you toured the world with quietly collapses?

Oct 20th 2018, 10:45 AM 27,254 Views 13 Comments

Boomtown Rat Garry Roberts has had a pretty interesting career. Actually, he’s had a few of them.

# bob-geldof - Sunday 1 July, 2018

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

Bob Geldof has admitted that he used to think U2 were absolutely godawful

Jul 1st 2018, 9:27 AM 5,313 Views 2 Comments

‘Absolutely dire.’

# 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
# Boomtown Rants
# Boomtown Rants

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

Mar 30th 2018, 3:25 PM 28,396 Views 98 Comments

“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
# Your Say

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

Dec 21st 2017, 8:40 AM 42,877 Views 123 Comments

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
# Bob Geldof
# Bob Geldof

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

Dec 20th 2017, 3:58 PM 20,060 Views 79 Comments

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
# Boomtown Row
# Boomtown Row

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

Dec 14th 2017, 10:24 PM 80,522 Views 187 Comments

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
# One Band To Overthrow
# One Band To Overthrow

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

Dec 12th 2017, 6:20 PM 32,029 Views 84 Comments

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
# Expunged
# Expunged

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

Nov 30th 2017, 12:42 PM 20,091 Views 47 Comments

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
# Rohingya Crisis
# Rohingya Crisis

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

Nov 14th 2017, 12:57 PM 11,827 Views 63 Comments

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
# Boomtown Rant

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

Nov 13th 2017, 3:44 PM 25,350 Views 110 Comments

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
# Banana Republic
# Banana Republic

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

Nov 13th 2017, 10:36 AM 51,509 Views 145 Comments

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
# What Do You Think

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

Nov 13th 2017, 9:05 AM 35,923 Views 127 Comments

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'
# It's A Disgrace
# It's A Disgrace

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

Oct 5th 2017, 8:32 AM 38,115 Views 94 Comments

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

Apr 21st 2017, 8:23 PM 15,256 Views 61 Comments

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
# 1986
# 1986

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

Dec 30th 2016, 11:21 AM 9,004 Views 31 Comments

It didn’t happen for Bob though.

# bob-geldof - Friday 11 November, 2016

Dublin photographer's portraits leave stars with 'nowhere to hide'
# Warts N All
# Warts N All

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

Nov 11th 2016, 6:16 PM 31,333 Views 22 Comments

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
# Self Aid
# Self Aid

30 years ago Ireland was rocking out for the unemployed

May 17th 2016, 6:49 PM 17,675 Views 34 Comments

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
# Time Does Not Heal
# Time Does Not Heal

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

Nov 29th 2015, 3:41 PM 54,458 Views 50 Comments

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'
# Marriage
# Marriage

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

Oct 14th 2015, 8:15 PM 25,677 Views 35 Comments

“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
# Crisis
# Crisis

Egyptian billionaire offers to buy island for refugees

Sep 4th 2015, 8:45 PM 65,174 Views 239 Comments

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...
# IN 1985
# IN 1985

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

Jul 13th 2015, 8:01 AM 32,122 Views 53 Comments

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

# bob-geldof - Monday 24 November, 2014

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

That Band Aid 30 track you bought? Bob Geldof wants you to 'delete and download again'

Nov 24th 2014, 6:06 PM 30,148 Views 78 Comments

… except that you can’t. Doh.

# bob-geldof - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Gerry Adams is not happy Bob Geldof is in the 1916 centenary video...
# Ireland 2016
# Ireland 2016

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

Nov 19th 2014, 1:28 PM 43,462 Views 226 Comments

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

# bob-geldof - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

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

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

Nov 18th 2014, 3:12 PM 2,783 Views 2 Comments

The name’s Gelfdof. Bob Gelfdof.

# bob-geldof - Monday 17 November, 2014

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

Bob Geldof just got kicked off Sky News for saying 'Bollocks'

Nov 17th 2014, 3:00 PM 6,864 Views 7 Comments

Ah Bob.

# bob-geldof - Saturday 15 November, 2014

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

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

Nov 15th 2014, 11:04 AM 18,196 Views 20 Comments

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

# bob-geldof - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

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

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

Nov 11th 2014, 11:18 AM 3,610 Views 1 Comment

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?'
# Band Aid 30
# Band Aid 30

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

Nov 10th 2014, 9:29 PM 11,188 Views 47 Comments

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
# Banter
# Banter

Bob Geldof made Mary Robinson laugh in Dublin last night

Oct 16th 2014, 8:12 AM 11,399 Views 22 Comments

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
# Youngsters
# Youngsters

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

Oct 15th 2014, 6:30 AM 2,751 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 16th 2014, 8:10 AM 14,685 Views 38 Comments

Geldof’s been speaking out against Scottish independence.

# bob-geldof - 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 7,961 Views 4 Comments

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'
# Interview
# Interview

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

Jul 24th 2014, 10:43 AM 15,123 Views 24 Comments

“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
# Addiction
# Addiction

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

Jul 23rd 2014, 10:57 PM 48,673 Views 76 Comments

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

# bob-geldof - Monday 14 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 14th 2014, 8:55 PM 4,097 Views 1 Comment

Hang on a minute, that guy looks familiar…

# bob-geldof - Saturday 5 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 5th 2014, 9:46 AM 4,078 Views 0 Comments

Geldof says things have been “intolerable”.

# bob-geldof - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Peaches' death was "tragic parallel" of her mother's overdose
# RIP
# RIP

Peaches' death was "tragic parallel" of her mother's overdose

May 1st 2014, 8:05 AM 33,362 Views 71 Comments

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

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