U2 Play Slane 2001

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U2 play Slane Castle twenty years after playing support there to Thin Lizzy. 

  • Title
    U2 at Slane Castle
  • 1st Broadcast
    25/08/2001
  • Contributor
    Colm Connolly (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:01:42
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    U2 Play Slane 2001
  • Extended description

    Mo Mowlam, Lee Evans, Charlize Theron and Brian Kennedy are among the celebrities at Slane Castle to see U2.

    Lord Henry Mountcharles on the international reputation Slane Castle has now as a venue.

    Paul McGuinness on how the death of Bono's father Bob Hewson earlier in the week.

    U2 performing 'Elevation' at Slane.

  • Information

    A RTÉ News report on the U2 concert at Slane Castle on 25 August 2001.

  • Local keywords
    U2, Bono, Edge, Adam Clayton, Paul McGuinness, Mo Mowlam, Lee Evans, Charlize Theron, Brian Kennedy, Henry Mountcharles, Concerts, Rock, Music, Arts, Slane Castle
  • Geographical coverage
    Slane, Meath, Ireland
  • Topic
    Arts and Culture
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    2001
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    BN01/237
  • 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)
  • Original language
    English (eng)
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