At the last of three Dublin U2 concerts, Bono announces that imprisoned Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is to be the new Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience.
- Title U2 Play Last of 3 Gigs in Dublin
- 1st Broadcast 27/07/2009
- ContributorSharon Tobin (Reporter)
- Clip Duration 00:01:51
- Material Type Video
- Series title RTÉ News
- Clip title Honour For Aung San Suu Kyi
- Extended description
U2 play the last of three homecoming concerts at Croke Park in Dublin. People walking out on stage with Aung San Suu Kyi masks.
Bono on stage announces that Aung San Suu Kyi is to be the new Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience. Colm O'Gorman of Amnesty International explains the significance of the honour.
Reporter Sharon Tobin holds a face mask of Aung San Suu Kyi and explains how U2 have been giving these masks out on their world tour and asking fans to wear them when U2 play the song 'Walk On' which was written for her.
U2 performing 'Walk On' at Croke Park.
Note: The U2 performance was shot by U2 cameras and permission given for inclusion in the RTÉ News report.
A RTÉ News report on the annoucement that Aung San Suu Kyi is the new Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience. U2's Bono made the announcement on the band's final concert of three at Croke Park in Dublin.
- Local keywords U2Concerts, Rock, Bono, Amnesty International, Human Rights,
- Geographical coverage Croke Park, Dublin, Ireland
- Topic Arts and Culture
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ One
- Production year 2009
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier BN09/208
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- Item type part/extract
- Item colour Colour
- Item sound Mono
- Aspect ratio 16:9 (widescreen)
- Language used English (eng)
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