Callan's KicksBrexit, U2 and US Midterms

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On Callan’s Kicks, a busy week for Brexit, plus US midterm elections, U2 in Dublin and a feisty row between Mary Lou and Leo… Click play above for this week’s episode of Callan’s Kicks. Want to download the Callan’s Kicks Podcast?  Click here for iTunes Click here for Android Share this Post

Dublin Lord Mayor on Freedom of the City vote‘…they’ve been through a horrendous time and unfortunately, Aung San Suu Kyi has been complicit in that.’

As heard on The Ryan Tubridy Show

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Following the news that U2 have written to Dublin City Council, urging them to revoke the Freedom of the City Award from Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, Mícheál MacDonncha, Lord Mayor of Dublin joined the Ryan Tubridy Show with more details. Dublin City Council is due to vote this evening (Wednesday) on the motion to revoke the award, over …

Christian influence on the music of U2?“It was that brilliant merging of my faith and rock music…”

As heard on Leap Of Faith

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Reverend Steve Stockman of Fitzroy Presbyterian Church in Belfast was the guest on The Leap of Faith to talk about the connection between U2 and the Christian faith. He has written a book called ‘Walk On, The Spiritual Journey of U2’, he explained to Michael Comyn how he came to appreciate the band after hearing the track ‘Gloria’. “As somebody …

The Joshua Tree Cover‘It was an emblem for what was going on’

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Today marks thirty years since U2 released their fifth studio album, The Joshua Tree, which went on to become one of the most iconic albums in history. This morning Dave Fanning was joined by Steve Averill, who has designed every album cover for U2 from Boy to Songs of Innocence. He explained that the Joshua tree on the album’s seminal …