It’s been confirmed that U2’s opening night of their Innocence + Experience tour will go ahead as scheduled this Thursday night in Vancouver following the death of Larry Mullen’s father.
Larry Mullen Sr., passed away at Bons Secours Hospital on Sunday aged 92 and it is thought his funeral will take place in Dublin tomorrow or Thursday morning.
After much speculation whether the Irish band would have to cancel the opening night of their tour – it has been confirmed that Vancouver show will go ahead as planned by a U2 spokesperson.
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It’s been revealed the band will attend the funeral and then travel to Vancouver by private jet to open their first tour in four years.
Larry Mullen’s Snr. passing was confirmed by a death notice on RIP.ie which thanked medical staff for their care.
“In his 92nd year. In the loving care of the staff and doctors of the Bons Secours Hospital. Loving husband of the late Maureen and loving father of the late Mary,
“Sadly missed by his beloved wife Alice, loving children Cecilia and Larry Jnr, Larry’s partner Ann, grandchildren Becky, Sam, Elvis, Ava and Ezra, sisters Breda, Joan, Kit and Nora, extended family and friends,” it read.