Bono and Burton on collision course at summit

U2 star Bono has been invited by the government to the Global Irish Economic Forum, its 'think-in' at Dublin Castle - but may have to avoid Joan Burton while there.

11th May, 2013
Bono has been invited to the Global Irish Economic Forum. Photo: Getty

He was criticised by one Labour minister because his band moved some of its business to the low-tax Netherlands.

Now it's emerged that U2 star Bono has been invited by the government to the Global Irish Economic Forum, its 'think-in' at Dublin Castle to consider ways to help the Irish economy out of the doldrums. Bono may have to avoid Joan Burton, the social protection minister, if he accepts the invitation from Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore...

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