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The proposed U2 visitor centre in Dublin’s docklands.

U2 has received the green light for the band’s visitor centre planned for Dublin’s docklands. This follows Dublin City Council granting planning perm(...)

Experience + Innocence: Bono at U2’s London show on Tuesday. Photograph: Simone Joyner/Getty

By any yardstick a 61-date world tour is going to be gruelling, not least on the back of a 51-show tour only a year earlier. But the home stretch is w(...)

Bono performs with U2 at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on the US leg of their d’s Experience + Innocence tour. Photograph: Photograph: Shane Bevel/The New York Times

In time-honoured Irish begrudger fashion, here is even more reason to bitch: U2’s wealth is now an estimated £569 million (€647.7 million) – up a whop(...)

U2 on stage at  Croke Park in July 2017. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/ The Irish Times

U2 have announced they will play Dublin and Belfast as part of the European leg of their eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE 2018 tour. The announcement was made o(...)

Artist’s illustration of the proposed People’s Theatre  at Hanover Dock, Dublin

Plans for an open-air theatre on Hanover Dock have taken a dramatic twist with a previous design – which leaned heavily on rubble from the old Abbey T(...)

Former U2 manager Paul McGuinness says ‘certain promoters, certain managers and certain acts connive’ in ticket touting. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Sometimes the answers you’re after come from the most unlikely sources. Former U2 manager Paul McGuinness spoke with former Dire Straits manager Ed Bi(...)

The Victorian warehouse on Sir John Rogerson’s Quay in Dublin handled all European fan mail for U2

A Victorian warehouse in Dublin’s south docklands owned by U2 is to be offered for sale from Wednesday. The building, facing Samuel Beckett Bridge at(...)

 U2 in concert at Turin’s Pala Alpitour Arena, Italy, as the band kicks off the European leg of their Innocence and Experience tour,  Saturday, September 5th, 2015. Photograph: Danny North/U2/PA Wire

U2 will play six Irish shows in November, with two concerts in Belfast and four in Dublin as part of their Innocence and Experience tour. The band w(...)

Bono at a solar array in Rwanda part-financed by President Obama’s Power Africa initiative

‘Wonk and sizzle.” That’s Roxy Philson’s phrase to explain her organisation’s working method. Their goal is nothing short of mobilising the resourc(...)

Thirty-seven years ago, when Paul McGuinness signed a virtually unknown teen rock band called U2, he was also interested in making movies. After dr(...)

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