Bono welcomes Aung San Suu Kyi to Dublin (RTE video)

RTE video: Bono is interviewed prior to Aung San Suu Kyi being honored in Dublin on June 18.

Irish Times – Suu Kyi honoured in Dublin during ‘unforgettable day’

Bono also performed during the Electric Burma concert in Dublin held in honor of Aung San Suu Kyi. With Damien Rice accompanying on an acoustic guitar, Bono sang “Walk On” and told the audience that Rice was filling in for The Edge. They then sang “One” and Bono dedicated it to The Edge, who lost his mom last week. The full lineup of performers from the concert then came on stage to sing “I Shall Be Released” and “Get Up Stand Up.” (via atu2)

And on here’s the full text of Bono’s speech (and Aung San Suu Kyi’s remarks) as Bono presented her with Amnesty International’s ‘Ambassador of Conscience’ Award during the events in Dublin.

Here are clips of Bono and Damien Rice performing Walk On and One…

And…update to the update: Different/better videos of above tunes, via

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