Paul Hewson

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Eve Hewson: off-duty, she has a presence that intrigues and draws you in. Photograph: Rich Polk/Getty

Eve Hewson, star of the new Netflix thriller Behind Her Eyes, on growing up shy, nightmarish inspiration, and getting reacquainted with Ireland dur(...)

Jon Bon Jovi photographed at the RDS in Dublin in 2011. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times

In his early childhood, Bono was subjected to threats of violence from Orangemen marauding through his Dublin neighbourhood - at least if you believe (...)

It is not the first time Bono has sought to influence public policy in the state. File photograph: AFP/Getty Images

U2 frontman Bono lobbied the government in recent weeks to establish a “broad-based, special housing policy task force,” according to public records f(...)

The Boomtown Rats: Ireland’s original all-conquering rockers. Photograph: Ian Dickson/Redferns

Bob Geldof and the Boomtown Rats were, Thin Lizzy-excepted, Ireland’s original all-conquering rockers. Back when U2 were just a twinkle in the eye of (...)

Bono happy to serve Jonny Sexton during his visit to the Ireland squad at Carton House.

“Spending time with Bono is like eating dinner on a train – feels like you’re moving, going somewhere,” wrote Bob Dylan in Chronicles. Paul Hewson’s (...)

The distillery venture is being developed by a Dublin-based company called Jewelfield Ltd which lists Bono as a shareholder. Photograph: iStock

Kildare County Council has given the green light for a multimillion euro whiskey distillery and visitor centre in which U2 frontman Bono has a busines(...)

U2 have apologised to fans for cancelling a concert in Germany after lead singer Bono lost his voice. Photograph:Tobias Schwarz/AFP/Getty Images.

U2 lead singer Bono has assured fans that he will be back to full voice for the remainder of the band’s European tour. U2 had to cancel a concert in(...)

Scott Morrison, Australia’s new prime minister, in Canberra: “Paul Hewson, better known as Bono, said: ‘There is a continent, Africa, being consumed by flames’,” he said. Photograph:  Mark Graham/Bloomberg

Before becoming an MP in 2007, Australia’s new prime minister Scott Morrison was head of Tourism Australia and behind the infamous “Where the bloody h(...)

 Full-time artist Leah Hewson  has a new jewellery line with Edge Only jewellery. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Ahead of Leah Hewson’s exhibition Scintilla in 2017, buzz climbed at a steady clip until it eventually reached a crescendo. The Dubliner had enjoyed a(...)

A balloon erected in front of the stage at Glastonbury where U2 were playing in 2011.

The low-tax music could soon be over for U2 and the Rolling Stones as the Netherlands plans to close a loophole that rock bands use for royalty paymen(...)

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