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#freedom of dublin

# freedom-of-dublin - 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.

# freedom-of-dublin - 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.

# freedom-of-dublin - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Councillors vote to strip Aung San Suu Kyi of the Freedom of Dublin

Councillors voted in favour of the motion at a council meeting tonight.

# freedom-of-dublin - 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.

# freedom-of-dublin - 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.

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.

# freedom-of-dublin - Monday 18 September, 2017

Four in 10 people think Suu Kyi's Freedom of Dublin award should be taken back

She was awarded the Freedom of Dublin in 2000, but only received it in 2012 as she was under house arrest at the time.

# freedom-of-dublin - Monday 21 March, 2016

Last surviving child of executed 1916 leader awarded Freedom of Dublin

Fr Joseph Mallin was just two years old when his father was killed by firing squad in May 1916.

# freedom-of-dublin - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Keep an eye out ... These two men are officially allowed graze their sheep on Stephen's Green from today

John Giles and Brother Kevin Crowley join the likes of Brian O’Driscoll, The Edge and Aung San Suu Kyi in the city’s most exclusive club.

# freedom-of-dublin - Monday 1 September, 2014

Calls for more women to be considered for the Freedom of Dublin

It has been 14 years since a woman received the honour.

# freedom-of-dublin - Monday 9 December, 2013

A piece of history: Mandela's handwritten notes on speech he gave in Dublin 23 years ago

Mandela noted the success the Irish soccer team in handwritten notes on a speech he gave at Dublin’s Mansion House in July 1990.

# freedom-of-dublin - Monday 4 November, 2013

From The42 9 things Brian O'Driscoll can do* now he's got the Freedom of Dublin Wreck The Gaff

9 things Brian O'Driscoll can do* now he's got the Freedom of Dublin

The honour will be bestowed on the rugby legend from 2014 so we’ve drawn up a wishlist on his behalf. *Some are real!

# freedom-of-dublin - Monday 18 June, 2012

Aung San Suu Kyi in Ireland: Full details of public event

The Burmese democracy icon will receive the Freedom of Dublin and be serenaded at public concert. Here’s the running order for the night.