Singing with Bono for a Good Friday 'yes'

Singing with Bono for a Good Friday 'yes'
 

It was the night that produced the defining image of Northern Ireland's progress to peace.
To one side, the then Ulster Unionist leader David Trimble. On the other, the then SDLP leader John Hume.
The man in between, holding their hands aloft like triumphant prize fighters, was the world's biggest rock star - Bono.
The Concert for Yes, which took place on 18 May 1998 in front of about 2,000 schoolchildren, achieved its aim.
Three days later, Northern Ireland overwhelmingly endorsed the Good Friday Agreement in a referendum.
Tim Wheeler, lead singer of County Down band Ash, had a stage-side... read more

 
8 April 2018 in Regional, Views: 48
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