U2 confound the doubters to blow away Croke Park

Check in your cynicism at the door. U2 triumphed, after all.

25th July, 2009

Check in your cynicism at the door. U2 triumphed, after all.

The band might have failed to sell out their three Croke Park gigs (a symptom of Ireland’s economic malaise, or of their struggle to shift copies of No Line On The Horizon?), and endured decidedly mixed recent reviews, not to mention complaints about everything from Bono’s bombast to their tax-avoidance decisions.

But last Friday night, U2 blew aside the negativity...

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