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# U2

Last year
2022
# with or without you
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
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.
# surrender
'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
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.
# Stories of Surrender
Bono announces book tour across 14 cities ahead of release of memoir
The tour will stop in Dublin on Monday, 21 November.
# bonooooo
Bono to publish his memoir this November
The book, titled ‘Surrender’, will feature 40 chapters, each named after a U2 song.
# U2
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.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you like U2's music?
Bono said he’s not a fan of most of the band’s songs.
All time
# Music Generation
Public funding for U2-backed music programme to be reviewed
The Music Generation programme teaches children how to perform and play musical instruments.
# Tramyard
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
Quiz: How well do you know these iconic gigs?
Test your live music knowledge.
# Late Late Show
'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.
# Bono
Quiz: How much do you know about Bono?
If that even is his real name.
# Bono
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.
# RADIO LEGEND
'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.
# to whom it concerns
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.
# The Edge
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.
# Sunday Times Rich List
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.
# Docklands
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.
# Davos
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.
# tradition
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.
# mark evill
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.
# Bono
What Percent Bono Are You?
We probably know what you want the answer to be.
# bonooooo
Bono's got his voice back and U2 have returned to the road
He’s seen a doctor and he’s grand now.
# experience + innocence
U2 forced to cut short Berlin gig after Bono loses his voice
The band said it is seeking medical advice.
# u2 on brexit
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.
# Elevation
Council planners put U2 visitor centre and new hotel on hold due to height concerns
There have also been objections by local residents’ groups.
# Boyband v Bono's band
Who sang it: U2 or Westlife?
How happy will Bono be with your results?
# objection
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
# Achtung Building
Poll: Would you visit the U2 centre?
Planning permission has been submitted for the attraction on Hanover Quay.
# Storeys for boys
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.
# Ware the streets
Planning permission granted for refurbishment of warehouse that used to belong to U2
It will contain a 311 square metre restaurant.
# United Nations
Bono gives shoutout to Irish security council bid during Madison Square Garden concert
A formal launch event for Ireland’s bid to the UN Security Council will take place today.
# Beautiful Day
U2 concert on agenda as Varadkar and Coveney plot charm offensive to win UN security council seat
The Irish government is aiming to win a non-permanent seat on the security council for 2021-2022.
# Bob vs Bono
Bob Geldof has admitted that he used to think U2 were absolutely godawful
‘Absolutely dire.’
# U2
U2 are finally set to get their very own exhibition centre in the Irish capital
It’s a beautiful day.
# Taylor Swift
U2 sent Taylor Swift a gift to welcome her to Dublin ahead of tonight's Croke Park gig
Just a few hours to go…
# Bono opens up
Bono told Ellen he had 'no reason to exist' until he met the rest of the lads from U2
‘They saved my life.’
# together for yes
11 of the gassest reactions to U2 coming out in support of Together For Yes
The country’s love/hate relationship summarised.
# minted
U2 top Irish entertainers Rich List again with a combined wealth of €647 million
Liam Neeson, Pierce Brosnan, Enya and Niall Horan all feature on the list.