"I would love to see a united Ireland, but I never could support a man who put a gun to somebody's head to see that dream come true."
- Bono, July 1987
did you know
According to an interview from 1982 the song 'October' is about the Bolsheviek revolution in Russia in 1917, that brought Communism to power. This theme is mixed with a personal theme, possibly Bono's mothers death.