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Bono cringes at his own voice and only likes it on one U2 song

Bono cringes at his own voice and only likes it on one U2 song. Photo copyright Daniel Hazard CC4

Rock legend Bono has revealed that he ‘cringes’ when he hears some of his band’s songs.

The Dubliner has been the frontman for U2 since the 1980s and the band has enjoyed international success with numerous albums and hit songs such as With or Without You.

Dubliners legend not happy with Ed Sheeran’s Raglan Road performance

Ed Sheeran

British singer Ed Sheeran has come under fire from Dubliners star John Sheahan, who accused him of ‘murdering’ the classic Irish song Raglan Road.

Sheeran has always been proud of his Irish heritage and spent years listening to the traditional Irish classics when he was growing up.

New song ‘Brave Ireland’ will have you beaming with Irish pride

Elle Marie O'Dwyer's new single 'Brave Ireland'

The latest single from Irish traditional singer Elle Marie O’Dwyer sees the singer in patriotic mood.

The song – called ‘Brave Ireland’ – along with the video by Tadhg Hayes is sure to have people from Kerry to Ballycastle beaming with Irish pride.

Singer warns of Dublin tourist trap

Singer warns of Temple Bar tourist trap

An Irish singer-songwriter has written a song warning tourists to avoid Dublin’s famous Temple Bar area.

Temple Bar is a haven for tourists, attracting people from all over the world who come to soak up the atmosphere and catch a bit of live music.

It is a lot of fun but like all tourist areas it has a reputation for being a fairly costly night out. No wonder so many visitors like to seek out the ‘local Irish pub’ instead.

Van Morrison – the ten million airplays man

Van Morrison - the ten million airplays man

Congratulations to Irish singer Van Morrison for the stunning success of his song Brown Eyed Girl, which passed the ten million mark for the number of airplays on radio stations in the United States.

The Belfast born singer received a special award for his outstanding achievement from Broadcast Music Inc – the organisation that collects royalty fees for performers when their music is played on radio or in public places.