U2 Open Kitchen

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On a cold Valentine's night, U2 open a new nightclub, The Kitchen, in their Clarence Hotel, Dublin.

  • Title
    U2 Open Dublin Nightclub
  • 1st Broadcast
    15/02/1994
  • Contributor
    Colm Connolly (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:01:52
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    U2 Open Kitchen
  • Extended description

    U2 open a nightclub, The Kitchen in the Clarence Hotel in Dublin. The report shows interior of  The Kitchen before the crowds arrive. A few people seated while bar staff prepare for the night ahead. A barmaid is pouring champagne.

    The manager of the club Nodd McDonagh talks about the type of crowd he hopes will use The Kitchen.

    Outside Macnas impersonators of U2 kept onlookers entertained.

    The band arrive seperately Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen, Edge and then Bono and his wife Ali Hewson.

    Bonos says he hopes the people who come to the club will be cool enough to leave him alone and they will be the sort of people you want to hang out with. There will be no VIP room.

  • Local keywords
    U2, Bono, Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen, Nightclubs, The Kitchen, Clarence Hotel, Ali Hewson, Macnas, Culture, Entertainment, Nodd McDonagh
  • Geographical coverage
    Dublin, Ireland
  • Topic
    Arts and Culture
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    1994
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    BN94/046
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Colour
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Aspect ratio
    4:3
  • Language used
    English (eng)
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