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Bono and the Irish property investor Paddy McKillen were shareholders in Nude Estates Malta Ltd

U2 front man Bono has said he would be “extremely distressed” if a property investment he made in Lithuania via offshore entities falls foul of tax la(...)

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(...)

The Dublin plan, which has attracted positive signals from studios in Hollywood, 180,000sq ft of studio space, with several individual “sound stages” would be built. Photographs: Getty Images

Plans to establish vast Hollywood-style film studios in Dublin, directly employing almost 3,000 people, are at an advanced stage and are likely to be (...)

Bono: Help invaluable even if the U2 frontman is not an investor. Photograph: The Irish Times

The exact date of the telephone call is unknown, but the Lobbying Register records that sometime between January 1st and April 30th this year Bono ra(...)

A taxi driver, who was suing rock star Bono in the Circuit Civil Court for €60,000 damages for personal injuries, has died. File photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times.

A taxi driver who issued a €60,000 personal injury damages claim against musician Bono in the Circuit Civil Court has died. Philip Bolger claimed the(...)

Reputedly the oldest Irish international rugby jersey in the world, estimated at €25,000-€35,000

A fascinating mix of sport and entertainment memorabilia will go on view at Whyte’s on Molesworth Street, Dublin, from Friday, December 11th, ahead of(...)

Bono said: “It’s just some smart people we have working for us trying to be sensible about the way we’re taxed.” File photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

It is nearly four years since U2’s headline gig at Glastonbury, where activists clashed with security after unfurling a banner asking “U pay tax 2?”Ho(...)

Bono’s childhood home: No 10, Cedarwood Road in Glasnevin, Dublin

Just when the people of Cedarwood Road thought they had seen the back of bus loads of tourists seeking out where Bono grew up, the U2 singer has gone (...)

Sounds Irish: The Dubliners in 1966. Photograph: Brian Shuel/Redferns/Getty
An A-Z of music in Ireland
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Air The air, or slow air, is a piece of traditional music that is generally not set in a given time signature and is without a regular sense of metre.(...)

Philip Chevron outside the Project Arts Centre.

Philip Chevron, who has died aged 56, grew up in the Dublin suburb of Santry in the monochrome 1960s with a passion for theatre and music (in particul(...)

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