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Thursday 23 March 2017

Bono and boys hit the pub with Shane for post-gig party

Laura Larkin

U2 members held their afterparty last night in O'Donoghues pub on Merrion Row after the second night of their four sell out show at the 3Arena.
U2 members held their afterparty last night in O'Donoghues pub on Merrion Row after the second night of their four sell out show at the 3Arena.
U2 members held their afterparty last night in O'Donoghues pub on Merrion Row after the second night of their four sell out show at the 3Arena.
U2 members held their afterparty last night in O'Donoghues pub on Merrion Row after the second night of their four sell out show at the 3Arena.

Rockers U2 were joined by Shane MacGowan as they partied into the small hours following their sell-out show in Dublin.

Bono and co took time out after their second gig in the 3Arena to enjoy the nightlife in their hometown.

The band were joined by friends in O'Donoghue's bar on Merrion Row after the gig on Tuesday night.

The Pogues frontman Shane MacGowan celebrated the band's homecoming in his first public appearance since breaking his pelvis in August.

U2 members held their afterparty last night in O'Donoghues pub on Merrion Row after the second night of their four sell out show at the 3Arena.
U2 members held their afterparty last night in O'Donoghues pub on Merrion Row after the second night of their four sell out show at the 3Arena.

The 57-year-old was in a wheelchair due to his injuries, but it gave him a chance to show off his new teeth ahead of his Sky Arts documentary.

Celebrated

Shane MacGowan: A Wreck Reborn will be broadcast over the Christmas period on the station and will chronicle his dental transformation.

Despite the late-night party U2 were fresh-faced on Wednesday morning for a meeting with Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

The Edge and Adam Clayton meet him to discuss their Music Generation project.

The scheme, co-funded by the band, aims to "transform" young peoples' lives through access to music education.

U2 members held their afterparty last night in O'Donoghues pub on Merrion Row after the second night of their four sell out show at the 3Arena.
U2 members held their afterparty last night in O'Donoghues pub on Merrion Row after the second night of their four sell out show at the 3Arena.

The Fine Gael leader tweeted that it was "great to have U2 back in town" after the meeting.

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