U2 Dublin gig at The Point / 3Arena

U2 Dublin tee

So I can cross this off the bucket list – at least once in my life I’ve experienced a U2 concert on the home pitch.

nosebleed seats

And even seated waaaay up there (which is actually not that high up in the 3Arena), it was wonderful!

Bono on the E stage at The Point

To hear them perform Gloria just a short distance from where the video was shot was exhilarating, especially when you think of how far they’ve come in the 30+ years since.

The night I was there (Friday, the 27th, their penultimate show in Dublin), Bono announced that the Taoiseach, Enda Kelly, was in the house, as was Colin Farrell and Matt Damon, not that I saw any of them…  You can see the full set list here.


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