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# freedom-of-dublin - Thursday 21 December, 2017

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

# freedom-of-dublin - 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 20,065 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.

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

Councillors vote to strip Aung San Suu Kyi of the Freedom of Dublin
# Freedom Of The City
# Freedom Of The City

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

Dec 13th 2017, 7:29 PM 27,467 Views 79 Comments

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
# 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 32,039 Views 84 Comments

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
# 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 25,356 Views 110 Comments

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
# 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.

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

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

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

Sep 18th 2017, 11:35 PM 28,218 Views 64 Comments

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
# Nice One
# Nice One

Last surviving child of executed 1916 leader awarded Freedom of Dublin

Mar 21st 2016, 11:39 AM 29,669 Views 26 Comments

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
# Freedom Of Dublin
# Freedom Of Dublin

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

Mar 1st 2015, 9:10 AM 24,138 Views 23 Comments

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
# Honour
# Honour

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

Sep 1st 2014, 7:34 PM 6,101 Views 53 Comments

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 In Ireland
# Mandela In Ireland

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

Dec 9th 2013, 1:10 PM 10,391 Views 14 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 4th 2013, 8:57 PM 14,947 Views 0 Comments

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
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# Welcome

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

Jun 18th 2012, 7:15 AM 4,121 Views 18 Comments

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