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Bono has finally found what’s he’s looking for!

Publican Thomas Cheevers was sitting at home last Thursday ahead of St Patrick’s Day, traditionally one of the biggest days in the calendar of his Moylough pub.

He decided to check the cameras of his pub to see if his nephew Matthew was managing okay behind the bar when he noticed a familiar face.

“I said to my wife, ‘oh my God Bono’s sitting at the counter’. She wouldn’t believe me. Then I showed her and there he was with my dad. And Edward Burns sitting beside him having a pint.”

There were around ten regulars in Cheevers last Thursday at 6.30pm when the Hollywood actor popped his head inside.

“Are we okay to have a pint?” he asked. Outside two Range Rovers had pulled up.

When he got the thumbs up, in came the U2 frontman, his wife Ali Hewson, their daughters Eve and Jordan, former supermodel Christy Turlington, her husband Ed.

Thomas legged it to the bar to discover his dad, Des, was making a cup of tea for Ali who was driving. Another regular, Philip Windsor, had bought the two lads their Guinness. The women at the window seat sat and drank hot whiskeys.

“It was surreal, very peculiar. My dad was chatting away to Bono. They were talking about the rugby match on Saturday. I knew I knew Ed Burns’ face but couldn’t place him. I told him I know you’re an actor and it must be strange not to be asked for photos. He said that’s what happens when you hang out with Bono.”

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