# U2

Last month
October 2023
'Astonishing and admirably raw': International reviews praise U2's opening nights in Las Vegas
Over the weekend U2 played two shows at the futuristic venue and reviews of the “spectacle” are now in.
This year
Bono says a united Ireland in his lifetime would be ‘wonderful’
‘We might not be at the falling in love stage, but we’re dating,’ said Bono when asked about his views on the prospect of a united Ireland.
New U2 merchandise to raise funds for Ukrainian ambulances
All net profits from the merchandise will go to Ukrainian charity UNITED24.
U2 announce five dates for Las Vegas residency this autumn
The band’s drummer Larry Mullen Jr is due to undergo surgery this year and will miss out on the Vegas shows.
Quiz: How well do you know these hit Irish albums?
Test your knowledge on these Irish albums.
Man suing U2 over song wants Supreme Court to compel Adam Clayton to answer questions
Maurice Kiely is suing U2 Ltd, a limited liability company linked to the band.
Dublin musician sues U2-linked entity over alleged misuse of a song he claims he wrote
Dublin musician Maurice Kiely claims that he wrote a song which is included on U2′s 2004 album ‘How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb.’
Bono presents Steven Spielberg with special lifetime achievement award at Berlin film festival
He described Spielberg as ‘one of the biggest big shots in Hollywood’ as he presented him with the Golden Bear award.
U2 have confirmed they'll play a Vegas residency - but Larry's sitting it out due to surgery
The band will begin a run of dates at the newly opened MSG Sphere.
Last year
U2 members buy out partner company in group's 'world class' visitor centre proposal
Planning documents lodged with the scheme expect that the centre would attract around 390,000 U2 fans to the capital each year.
U2 among new inductees to The Kennedy Center Honours
The honour is given to those in the performing arts for their lifetime of contributions to American culture.
'What use would a rockstar be without a messianic complex?': Bono on his life and U2's success
The U2 frontman gave a wide-ranging interview on RTÉ this morning.
Bono woke up in Abraham Lincoln’s White House bedroom after drinking with Obama
The U2 frontman has spoken about his experience of falling asleep in the White House.
Bono announces book tour across 14 cities ahead of release of memoir
The tour will stop in Dublin on Monday, 21 November.
Bono to publish his memoir this November
The book, titled ‘Surrender’, will feature 40 chapters, each named after a U2 song.
Bono and The Edge perform in Kyiv bomb shelter as 'show of solidarity' with Ukrainian people
The U2 band members said they had been invited to perform by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
Poll: Do you like U2's music?
Bono said he’s not a fan of most of the band’s songs.
All time
Public funding for U2-backed music programme to be reviewed
The Music Generation programme teaches children how to perform and play musical instruments.
Company part-owned by Bono secures approval for controversial redevelopment in Dalkey
It is unclear if the project will go ahead as ABP directed that plans for a third-floor pavilion, walkway and garden be omitted.
Quiz: How well do you know these iconic gigs?
Test your live music knowledge.
'A lot of fighting' among U2 band members about making PPE donation public
The group donated €10 million for the sourcing and purchase of personal protective equipment for frontline workers in April.
Quiz: How much do you know about Bono?
If that even is his real name.
U2 are donating €10 million to fund PPE for healthcare workers in Ireland
The money will be spent securing personal protective equipment for healthcare workers.
'We’ve lost the king of our family': Funeral of Larry Gogan takes place in Dublin
The legendary music man died Tuesday aged 85 after 58 years in radio.
Sex, condoms and Boyzone: 20 memorable moments from Gay Byrne's career
From sex therapists to U2, Gay Byrne has interviewed a lot of people during his career.
U2 and Denis O'Brien back new network to support Irish entrepreneurs on both sides of the border
Endeavor will offer mentoring, support, and financing to four to six Irish entrepreneurs each year.
U2 top list of millionaire Irish entertainers, with estimated worth of €662m
Michael Flatley, Liam Neeson and Bob Geldof also make the Sunday Times’ millionaires list.
U2 'find what they're looking for' as green light given for visitor centre in Dublin
The City Council gave the centre the go-ahead after the height the centre was significantly reduced.
Bono tells business leaders at Davos: 'Capitalism is not immoral - it's amoral'
He said the people whose lives were “chewed up” by capitalism are pushing populism.
Photos: Glen Hansard, Damien Rice, Imelda May and U2 among the Dublin city buskers last night
A big crowd as in attendance for the annual event.
Businessman falsely used names of U2 stars to steal six-figures sums from UK health board
Mark Evill’s company received almost £708,000 from the UK Health Board.
What Percent Bono Are You?
We probably know what you want the answer to be.
Bono's got his voice back and U2 have returned to the road
He’s seen a doctor and he’s grand now.
U2 forced to cut short Berlin gig after Bono loses his voice
The band said it is seeking medical advice.
Bono says he's proud of how European countries 'rallied behind Ireland on the border issue'
The U2 frontman made the comments in an article he wrote for a German newspaper.
Council planners put U2 visitor centre and new hotel on hold due to height concerns
There have also been objections by local residents’ groups.
Who sang it: U2 or Westlife?
How happy will Bono be with your results?
U2 visitor centre not the sweetest thing for dockland residents
63 residents from Hanover Quay have made objections over concerns the centre will have a ‘devastating impact’ on the Docklands
Poll: Would you visit the U2 centre?
Planning permission has been submitted for the attraction on Hanover Quay.
This is what Dublin's new U2 visitor centre would look like
The four storey building will include a reconstruction of the band’s original studio and various themed exhibit areas.