The outspoken singer and human rights campaigner said the current British government, led by Theresa May were the “worst British government”... “bar none”... “incapable”... “inept”.
Mon, 14 Jan, 2019
University of Limerick has conferred honorary doctorates on two of Ireland's best-known people.
Boomtoom Rats frontman and charity campaigner Bob Geldof has described Myanmar’s de facto leader and Nobel peace prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi as a “pig” and “handmaiden to ethnic cleansing”.
Sat, 31 Mar, 2018
Bob Geldof may not like Mondays, but the charity campaigner and former Boomtown Rats singer is a fan of Fridays and will appear on this week's Late Late Show.
Thu, 29 Mar, 2018
It has been a super 12 months for Irish entertainers around the globe.
Sat, 24 Mar, 2018
U2 have been named the richest entertainers in Ireland, worth a combined €647m.
Fri, 23 Mar, 2018
As Bob Geldof releases his new DVD on WB Yeats, he is as forthright as ever on everything from Aung San Suu Kyi to the 1916 Rising, writes Ed Power
Fri, 16 Feb, 2018
"I sold some conkers outside my house in October to raise fifteen pounds for the people in Ethiopia".
Wed, 20 Dec, 2017
Bob Geldof uses his celebrity as a battering ram, but he usually gets results, writes Michael Clifford.
Sat, 16 Dec, 2017
It is reported that Bob Geldof has said he is absolutely disgusted that Dublin City Council voted to remove his Freedom of the City.
Thu, 14 Dec, 2017
Aung San Suu Kyi’s Freedom of Dublin award could be rescinded tonight. City councillors are meeting to discuss calls to remove the honour she has held for 17 years.
Mon, 04 Dec, 2017
He was a freeman of the city but he was also a slave to his conscience.
Tue, 14 Nov, 2017
"Her association with our city shames us all and we should have no truck with it, even by default. We honoured her, now she appals and shames us."
Sun, 12 Nov, 2017
“The creativity of the Irish people will make Ireland 2023 a tournament like no other.”
Fri, 15 Sep, 2017
Irish singer and activist Bob Geldof will be awarded an honorary doctorate at Trinity College Dublin today.
Fri, 23 Jun, 2017
Fri, 30 Dec, 2016
Bob Geldof has said the European Union does not work. One of the highest- profile, celebrity pro-EU campaigners during the Brexit referendum, he said Brussels needs a radical overhaul.
Fri, 16 Dec, 2016
Midge Ure and Bob Geldof have denied that Band Aid is "over", but confirmed that new music by the charity supergroup is not something they will be working on in the near future.
Fri, 04 Nov, 2016
Musician and campaigner Bob Geldof has won the latest round of a legal fight relating to a firm that invests in African businesses.
Thu, 17 Mar, 2016
Bob Geldof last year shared in a fresh £2.25m (€3m) windfall in dividends from the production firm behind the successful reality television show, Survivor.
Thu, 07 Jan, 2016
Bob Geldof has described the painful moment he had to tell his children that their mother, Paula Yates, had died.
Sun, 29 Nov, 2015
The Live Aid organiser reportedly wed French actress Jeanne Marine on Saturday, despite previous reports they married in April.
Sun, 20 Sep, 2015
Bob Geldof’s offer to give a home to Syrian refugees is “pie in the sky” and councils need more resources from the British Government to house those fleeing the conflict, a council chief has warned.
Sat, 05 Sep, 2015
Bob Geldof says he is ashamed of Europe's handling of the refugee crisis and he has offered to take in four families to assist in the growing crisis.
Fri, 04 Sep, 2015
The "small, low-key affair" is set for August of this year.
Tue, 14 Apr, 2015
The family will also mark the anniversary of Peaches' death with a memorial service, which her sister Pixie has taken charge of organising.
Wed, 01 Apr, 2015
An inquest into the death of Peaches Geldof will be opened today.
Thu, 01 May, 2014
BRENDA Fricker first heard she’d been shortlisted for an Oscar in 1989 for her role as Mrs Brown in My Left Foot when a friend phoned over a crackling line from the United States.
Fri, 31 Jan, 2014
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