Sir Bob and the f***ing martyrs


By Jude Collins (

Some time back there was a fashionable notion called the Tipping Point. In the old days we’d have called it the straw that broke the camel’s back. Well, I’ve reached that point with Sir Bob Geldof. I know he’s done huge things in terms of getting the pop world - and the world - to fork out and support the millions who are starving. And ‘I Don’t Like Mondays’ is one of my favourite pop songs. But the Tipping Point with Sir B has been reached since about two minutes ago, when I read an online interview with him in which he outlines his thoughts on the Easter Rising.

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