After the extended 1992–1993 Zoo TV Tour, full of sensory overloads and alternate stage personae for Bono, the couple began a practice of hosting Sunday lunches at home, to establish a sense of regular, ordinary activities.
she went to blighted, high-radiation exclusion zones in Belarus for three weeks to narrate part of Black Wind, White Land.
The 1993 Irish documentary, shown on RTÉ, highlighted the plight of fallout victims of the Chernobyl event.
However, over the next few years the science centre faced significant cost overruns in the planning stages and a possible European Commission investigation into how the Office of Public Works had handled the awarding of the contract for it.
In 2015 Hewson signed an open letter which the ONE Campaign had been collecting signatures for; the letter was addressed to Angela Merkel and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, urging them to focus on women as they serve as the head of the G7 in Germany and the AU in South Africa respectively, which will start to set the priorities in development funding before a main UN summit in September 2015 that will establish new development goals for the generation.
(Labour had succeeded with its candidate Mary Robinson in the 1990 election but came in fourth with Roche in the 1997 election.) Hewson stated that she had not been approached, and that "It's not a serious proposition.
It would obviously be a huge honour if I was asked to take on such a huge task, but for one thing I'm not sure I'm qualified, and for another I've got four small kids to bring up first." columnist Fiona Looney wrote in the Daily Mail that while "she is certainly a decent and smart woman", the position was better held by someone with a stronger background and more diplomatic experience.
Even one of his cast-mates on One Tree Hill, whose ex-wife hooked up with Lafferty, says: ‘James and I are friends.
We’re a tight little group.’ And last night, even the mother of another ex of his gushed that he was ‘an amazing young man’.
It’s no wonder the One Tree Hill star, who is six years her senior, managed to schmooze his way into the bosom of the Hewson family – and into their private box at Leopardstown this week.