But seeing as the U2ers were back on home soil, there was always going to be a few bevies had. And true to form Bono and the boys (minus Larry Mullen) let lose into the wee hours on Saturday night at Residence on St Stephen’s Green.
By the end of the Irish leg of U2’s 360 tour the uber famous Dubliners will have played live to almost quarter of a million people over the three nights in Croke Park. Such is the popularity of the band’s homecoming show the fourpiece could probably sell out Croker all week. And next week too.