Larry Mullen

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Barry McKinley in Paris: a doctor poked a finger under my ribs and said, “You do realise that the liver is supposed to be an internal organ?”

I quit drinking in New York City on January 1st, 2003. I was a regular feature in half the Irish bars in Manhattan, always paid my tab and tipped well(...)

Dolores O’Riordan: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar led tributes in the Dáil on Tuesday to the musician and songwriter. Photograph: Reuters

The death of Cranberries frontwoman Dolores O’Riordan is not being treated as suspicious, police in London have said. Police were called to the Hilto(...)

U2 at Abbey Road, never getting old, always the same. Photograph: Guy Levy

The line of questioning during U2 at the BBC (BBC One, Tuesday, 9pm), an hour of live music shuffled into a cosy interview, hardly counts as a grillin(...)

Aung San Suu Kyi receiving Amnesty International’s Ambassador of Conscience Award from Bono at the Bord Gáis Theatre in Dublin in 2012. File photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

U2 have written to Dublin City councillors urging them to revoke the Freedom of the City of Dublin from Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi over th(...)

Bono performing with U2  in Trafalgar Square  ahead  of the MTV Europe Music Awards on November 12th. Photograph:  Chris J Ratcliffe/AFP/Getty Images

The creation of Songs of Experience, U2’s 14th album, began around the time of Bono’s “high-energy bicycle accident” in November, 2014. His injuries t(...)

Bono  and Adam Clayton of  U2 perform with the band  in Trafalgar Square in central London  during the MTV Presents Trafalgar Square event ahead of the MTV Europe Music Awards  tomorrow. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/AFP/Getty Images

Saturday night in Trafalgar Square, London. Four iconic lions flank four iconic Dublin lads as they take to the stage at one of the world’s most famou(...)

‘The post-booze half has been the happier half of my life by far,’ says Alice Cooper.

Alice Cooper is rock’s greatest pantomime villain. In the sleeve notes for a lavish box set titled The Life and Crimes of Alice Cooper, the Detroit-bo(...)

Bono and Edge on stage during The Joshua Tree tour performance at Dublin’s Croke Park. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

It’s always the Irish gigs that gets people in a right old lather, isn’t it? When U2 play away, we get dispatches - written by foreign correspondent(...)

The band’s lavish Popmart tour in Vegas in 1997. Photograph:  Ethan Miller/Reuters

Through a fair chunk of the 1990s and 2000s, The Joshua Tree was perceived as the embodiment of everything toe-curling about U2: it was earnest, preac(...)

Will they rattle you or make you hum? Journalist Dave Simpson picks his top 10. 1. Into the Heart The phenomenon of Bono often overshadows U2, the b(...)

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