U2 singer Bono and guitarist The Edge are interviewed on their thoughts on the current political climate in Ireland.

Music: U2 interview / GVs of 'Sphere' concert rig; Part 11 of 11 USA: Nevada: Las Vegas: INT Q: I DIDN'T ASK YOU ABOUT IRELAND AND I'D BE MAD NOT TO / IT FEELS LIKE WE'RE AT A POINT WHERE UNITY IS IN REACH / DOES IT FEEL LIKE THAT Bono (U2 singer) responding SOT - In any marital arrangement you like to think that people, both parties, would be attracted to each other, indeed, falling in love would be great / we may not be at the falling love stage, but we're dating / and I think in the south we've done an amazing job of transforming our society, it's freer and it feels fair, it's not fair enough, we've got an issue with housing, there's problems in Ireland, but I think we look more and more attractive to our northern partner Q: IN TERMS OF THE MIX OF POWER, IT FEELS LIKE THERE MIGHT BE A POINT- The Edge (U2 guitarist) responding SOT - Yeah but I hate that, that the argument's shifted to power and sovereignty and whatever / John Hume had it right, should be switched to community, reconciliation, finding common ground / as Bono says, united Ireland has to be united, has to be actually united, not imposed / so we're believers in John Hume's vision, two traditions Q: DO YOU THINK YOU'LL SEE IT IN YOUR LIFETIME, DOES IT FEEL CLOSER THAN IT EVER HAS Bono responding SOT - Oh it could, wouldn't it be wonderful / this pond is too small for a feud among frogs.
Music: U2 interview / GVs of 'Sphere' concert rig; Part 11 of 11 USA: Nevada: Las Vegas: INT Q: I DIDN'T ASK YOU ABOUT IRELAND AND I'D BE MAD NOT TO / IT FEELS LIKE WE'RE AT A POINT WHERE UNITY IS IN REACH / DOES IT FEEL LIKE THAT Bono (U2 singer) responding SOT - In any marital arrangement you like to think that people, both parties, would be attracted to each other, indeed, falling in love would be great / we may not be at the falling love stage, but we're dating / and I think in the south we've done an amazing job of transforming our society, it's freer and it feels fair, it's not fair enough, we've got an issue with housing, there's problems in Ireland, but I think we look more and more attractive to our northern partner Q: IN TERMS OF THE MIX OF POWER, IT FEELS LIKE THERE MIGHT BE A POINT- The Edge (U2 guitarist) responding SOT - Yeah but I hate that, that the argument's shifted to power and sovereignty and whatever / John Hume had it right, should be switched to community, reconciliation, finding common ground / as Bono says, united Ireland has to be united, has to be actually united, not imposed / so we're believers in John Hume's vision, two traditions Q: DO YOU THINK YOU'LL SEE IT IN YOUR LIFETIME, DOES IT FEEL CLOSER THAN IT EVER HAS Bono responding SOT - Oh it could, wouldn't it be wonderful / this pond is too small for a feud among frogs.
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