Boy Tour Leg 2: 1980/81, Europe, America

Jul
27
1980

Play to 15,000 at first open-air festival in Ireland

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U The band play their first outdoor show supporting Squeeze and The Police, at Leixlip Castle, Co. Dublin.

The show had an audience of about 15,000. Other artists playing included : Q-Tips and Moondogs.

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jallen2005
10 April, 2011
I was there!
An awesome day - travelled from Galway to the festival. still remember it all these years later. Have seen U2 about 25 times since from Phoenix Park, to Skydome Toronto to Hawaii USA and have yet to be disappointed. Fair play to you U2 - another great reason I am proud to be Irish!!! God Bless You.
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