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#Phil Lynott

# phil-lynott - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Phil Lynott documentary tells the story of the 'shy, sensitive man behind the showman image'
# Thin Lizzy
# Thin Lizzy

Phil Lynott documentary tells the story of the 'shy, sensitive man behind the showman image'

Jun 23rd 2021, 6:10 AM 19,674 Views 18 Comments

We talked to director Emer Reynolds about making the documentary, which she called ‘a dream come true’.

# phil-lynott - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

A €15 silver coin has been minted by the Central Bank in tribute to Phil Lynott
# Sterling Work
# Sterling Work

A €15 silver coin has been minted by the Central Bank in tribute to Phil Lynott

Nov 26th 2019, 2:08 PM 35,310 Views 28 Comments

President Higgins launched the commemorative coin in Lynott’s former school in Crumlin.

# phil-lynott - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Two new stamps mark 50 years of Thin Lizzy
# Philatelist Lynott
# Philatelist Lynott

Two new stamps mark 50 years of Thin Lizzy

Oct 3rd 2019, 2:20 PM 15,421 Views 20 Comments

Queues formed at the GPO earlier for fans to get their hands on the new stamps.

# phil-lynott - Monday 17 June, 2019

'Life won't be the same without her': Tributes paid as funeral of Philomena Lynott takes place
# RIP
# RIP

'Life won't be the same without her': Tributes paid as funeral of Philomena Lynott takes place

Jun 17th 2019, 1:33 PM 35,111 Views 16 Comments

She had been battling cancer for a number of years before she passed away on Wednesday.

# phil-lynott - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

President Higgins leads tributes following death of Philomena Lynott
# RIP
# RIP

President Higgins leads tributes following death of Philomena Lynott

Jun 12th 2019, 11:59 PM 53,449 Views 58 Comments

She had been battling cancer for a number of years, and has died aged 88.

# phil-lynott - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Since it's results day, here's a look at some of Phil Lynott's old grades
# Results Day
From The Daily Edge
# Results Day

Since it's results day, here's a look at some of Phil Lynott's old grades

Aug 15th 2018, 2:14 PM 6,196 Views 1 Comment

The Thin Lizzy front-man was actually brilliant at algebra.

# phil-lynott - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Dublin's Phil Lynott statue has disappeared. Again. But we know where he is this time
# Jailbreak
# Jailbreak

Dublin's Phil Lynott statue has disappeared. Again. But we know where he is this time

Oct 22nd 2017, 6:00 AM 69,521 Views 27 Comments

The well-known statue has been removed by Dublin City Council to facilitate the repaving of Harry Street.

# phil-lynott - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Open auditions being held to find someone to play Phil Lynott on the big screen
# Finding Phil
# Finding Phil

Open auditions being held to find someone to play Phil Lynott on the big screen

May 27th 2017, 9:00 AM 12,683 Views 32 Comments

Jim Sheridan is working on the documentary about his rise to stardom.

# phil-lynott - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Dancing in the Floodlights! Bohs have a brilliant new Phil Lynott mural in Dalymount
# LOI
From The42
# LOI

Dancing in the Floodlights! Bohs have a brilliant new Phil Lynott mural in Dalymount

Apr 4th 2017, 7:46 PM 5,891 Views 0 Comments

Beats painting bus stops anyway…

# phil-lynott - Monday 4 January, 2016

13 vintage photos of Phil Lynott being effortlessly cool
# Philo
# Philo

13 vintage photos of Phil Lynott being effortlessly cool

Jan 4th 2016, 1:51 PM 27,501 Views 32 Comments

RIP Philo.

13 vintage photos of Phil Lynott being effortlessly cool
# Philo
From The Daily Edge
# Philo

13 vintage photos of Phil Lynott being effortlessly cool

Jan 4th 2016, 10:57 AM 5,996 Views 1 Comment

RIP Philo.

# phil-lynott - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Someone smashed into Philo's guitar, so he's being taken out of town for a while
# Moving Statue
# Moving Statue

Someone smashed into Philo's guitar, so he's being taken out of town for a while

Sep 30th 2015, 1:15 PM 18,641 Views 66 Comments

The damage isn’t too bad this time around. He should be back by November.

# phil-lynott - Saturday 25 January, 2014

7 vintage photos from Ireland's music scene in the early days of U2
# Where The Streets...
From The Daily Edge
# Where The Streets...

7 vintage photos from Ireland's music scene in the early days of U2

Jan 25th 2014, 9:30 AM 16,276 Views 45 Comments

Bono, Phil Lynott and Bob Geldof hanging out in their prime.

# phil-lynott - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Here Is What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here Is What Happened Today: Thursday

Aug 15th 2013, 9:02 PM 9,361 Views 11 Comments

Everyone’s talking about how more social houses are on the way, Mick Wallace and Clare Daly met Julian Assange and the Phil Lynott statue making a return.

Phil Lynott statue is back where it belongs
# Phil Lynott State
From The Daily Edge
# Phil Lynott State

Phil Lynott statue is back where it belongs

Aug 15th 2013, 11:44 AM 7,628 Views 20 Comments

Guess who just got back today?

# phil-lynott - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

The Phil Lynott statue is back in town
# Back In Town
From The Daily Edge
# Back In Town

The Phil Lynott statue is back in town

Aug 13th 2013, 11:41 AM 9,069 Views 22 Comments

…but he’s looking a bit rough.

# phil-lynott - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Phil Lynott statue to return to Harry Street next week
# Back In Town
# Back In Town

Phil Lynott statue to return to Harry Street next week

Aug 6th 2013, 9:00 PM 9,404 Views 29 Comments

The landmark statue was damaged back in May after it was pushed over.

# phil-lynott - Saturday 13 July, 2013

Meet the hackers' group tackling the Ha'penny Bridge's 'love' problem...
# Graffiti Bridge
# Graffiti Bridge

Meet the hackers' group tackling the Ha'penny Bridge's 'love' problem...

Jul 13th 2013, 10:00 AM 24,570 Views 65 Comments

Ever walked across the Ha’penny Bridge and wondered where all those graffitied locks keep coming from – or who keeps taking them down?

# phil-lynott - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Do you call her 'ma', 'mammy' or 'mum'?
# Boy Is Outta Town
From The Daily Edge
# Boy Is Outta Town

Do you call her 'ma', 'mammy' or 'mum'?

Jun 18th 2013, 3:30 PM 4,988 Views 26 Comments

Someone thinks it should be ‘ma’.

# phil-lynott - Monday 13 May, 2013

5 incredible gifs of Phil Lynott in Dublin
# Philo
From The Daily Edge
# Philo

5 incredible gifs of Phil Lynott in Dublin

May 13th 2013, 9:30 PM 5,792 Views 3 Comments

Coolest man in Dublin.

# phil-lynott - Friday 10 May, 2013

Two arrested after Phil Lynott statue pushed over and seriously damaged
# Waiting For An Alibi
# Waiting For An Alibi

Two arrested after Phil Lynott statue pushed over and seriously damaged

May 10th 2013, 9:55 PM 54,306 Views 142 Comments

The boy will be out of town for a bit.

The Evening Fix... now with added ways to leave your job
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added ways to leave your job

May 10th 2013, 7:50 PM 12,462 Views 2 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# phil-lynott - Thursday 7 February, 2013

"Pyjama Girl has every right to be in the set" - meet the team behind the 14 'icons of Dublin'
# Dublin Wifi
From The Daily Edge
# Dublin Wifi

"Pyjama Girl has every right to be in the set" - meet the team behind the 14 'icons of Dublin'

Feb 7th 2013, 7:30 AM 18,374 Views 48 Comments

Plus more pictures of the signs going up around Dublin.

# phil-lynott - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

Phil Lynott's mum upset after Romney campaign uses Thin Lizzy track
# Not Happy
From The Daily Edge
# Not Happy

Phil Lynott's mum upset after Romney campaign uses Thin Lizzy track

Sep 4th 2012, 7:50 PM 15,795 Views 55 Comments

Philomena Lynott has objected to the Romney campaign’s use of ‘The Boys Are Back in Town’ during the Republican National Convention last week.

# phil-lynott - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Brush Shiels accuses Jon Bon Jovi of stealing 'Skid Row' band name
# On The Skids
From The Daily Edge
# On The Skids

Brush Shiels accuses Jon Bon Jovi of stealing 'Skid Row' band name

Jan 17th 2012, 6:23 PM 9,033 Views 30 Comments

The co-founder of the old Irish blues band posts a YouTube video asking how a US band ended up with the same name.

# phil-lynott - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Jan 4th 2012, 8:05 PM 4,410 Views 4 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Tax income behind target, health insurers to absorb higher levies (for now), Michele Bachmann pulls out, and what’s it like to be young and feel old?

# phil-lynott - Thursday 23 June, 2011

Don't drink Murphy's or call people British and beware of Coppers - CNN's Dublin advice
# Fáilte
From The Daily Edge
# Fáilte

Don't drink Murphy's or call people British and beware of Coppers - CNN's Dublin advice

Jun 23rd 2011, 12:47 PM 5,515 Views 36 Comments

CNN has published a guide for people coming to Dublin, warning them of tourist traps and recommending some gems.