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U2 frontman Bono helped convince Facebook to pick Dublin for its European HQ


By Martin Bryant

One thing that comes up frequently whenever you talk to people in Ireland is the level of influence that U2 frontman Bono has. Indeed, it turns out that he played a pivotal role in Facebook choosing the country’s capital city as its HQ for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

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Bono and buddies live it up


Photo: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images North America

My Deep Throat in U2 tells me Bono and the Simon Carmody Community had a small party last weekend in a secret location in Dublin. Where the streets have no name? No – up in Killiney, sillies, on the Friday. Presumably the band were toasting the near-completion of their taxing, if long-awaited, new album.

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