A mutual love affair between U2 and Cork meant the city was hugely important to the band’s early development, writes Des O’Driscoll
As Bono and co get ready to revisit The Joshua Tree, Ed Power looks back on a classic album that really has stood the test of time
Ardmore Studios, Ireland’s largest and most famous film production facility, has been put on the market with early estimates suggesting the sale could fetch at least €10m for its owners.
The shooting of the hit series, Penny Dreadful, at Ardmore Studios, earned the company that operates the studios profits of €1.34m last year.
Golfer Pádraig Harrington, developer Seán Mulryan and former U2 manager Paul McGuinness are among a new list of Irish names connected to the Panama Papers.
Louis van Gaal does not know whether he will be at Manchester United next season if he fails to qualify for the Champions League.
Global streaming company Spotify has bought Irish music startup Soundwave for an undisclosed sum.
The management business bought by music giants Live Nation from former U2 manager Paul McGuinness recorded losses of €203,717 in its first year.
Paul McGuinness has moved to liquidate his music management firm with the voluntary winding-up process expected to produce a cash pile of over €1.1m.
Improved forecasts at the outset of the year were made real by the best Christmas figures for retailers in five years.
Chart star Calvin Harris has been ranked one of the wealthiest young stars in the music world with a fortune estimated at £30m (€37m).
U2 frontman Bono and singer Paul Simon said Seamus Heaney should be an inspiration to people on their travels as a tapestry dedicated to the late poet was unveiled yesterday.
Catholics for Choice believes people can make their own judgements about sex and reproduction, says Jonathan deBurca Butler
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U2’s management firm was loss-making for the fourth year in a row last year with new figures showing that accumulated profits deceased sharply by €1.9m.
U2 are to go back to their spiritual home by returning to the record label that discovered them in the 1970s.
Rock superstars U2 are to go back to their spiritual home by returning to the record label that discovered them in the 1970s.
In an announcement that has caused shock waves throughout the worldwide music industry, U2 manager Paul McGuinness has revealed that he is stepping down as U2’s manager — although he will still be involved with the business.
U2's new album will be released in April 2014.
Paul McGuinness has stepped down as manager of U2 after 30 years, with Madonna's manager set to take over.
ONE of the most striking things about Eamon Dunphy’s upbringing in Drumcondra, on Dublin’s northside, was the love his parents had for each other.
U2 member Adam Clayton has finally bid farewell to his bachelor days — after tying the knot at the grand old age of 53.
At home his kids called him head-the-ball, their fondness for Seamus Heaney the father more than a match for their awe of him as artist.
Bono is to receive another honour from the French government — even though he already has the Légion d’honneur on his mantlepiece.
Dublin became a part of Hollywood yesterday when movie stars, directors, celebrities and fully paid-up members of the glitterati attended the European premiere of the new Steven Spielberg movie Lincoln in the city’s Savoy Cinema.
Ardmore Studios is due to return to profit this year after securing two major productions including one led by Hollywood stars Michael Fassbender and Maggie Gyllenhall.
In the early days of U2 when they were still known as The Hype, a mum of the band members used to drive them to gigs in her small car and even help them to unload their gear outside tiny venues.
The former personal assistant of U2 star Adam Clayton grossly breached his trust when she siphoned €2.8m from his bank accounts, a court has heard.
The manager of U2 has been remembering why he got involved with the band, as a new exhibition cataloging the band goes on display.
U2’s fifth member — manager Paul McGuinness — last night launched an exhibition of the band from when they were fresh faced teenagers — on the same day that Bono turned 52.
New figures show that U2’s 360° tour has grossed over $703 million (€534m) after seven million rock fans paid to see the band over the past three years.
Pre-tax losses at the artist management company of U2 manager Paul McGuinness last year increased seven fold to €1.8m, figures show.
THE end of filming of hit series The Tudors resulted in operating profits at Ardmore Studios declining by 41% last year to €386,094.
IRELAND will be the first eurozone member to pay back its debt and “wave goodbye to the IMF”, according to the Taoiseach as he hailed a “new age” of confidence in the country.
US NEWS anchors, filmmakers and business leaders will join former US President Bill Clinton in Dublin to discuss how the diaspora can help in rebuilding the economy.
WITH a record 19th league title already in the bag, it could be the turn of Manchester United’s youth team to secure a place in the history books tonight.
PRE-TAX losses at the artist management company controlled by U2’s manager, Paul McGuinness increased last year by 10% to €253,821.
ONE of the barbs that struck most deeply at our international reputation and self-image was the description of Ireland, by the New York Times, as the wild west of European finance.
U2 MANAGER Paul McGuinness warned Ireland has an extremely badreputation for protecting artists’ works after a judge exposed inadequate lawsto combat illegal downloads.
U2 manager Paul McGuinness today warned that Ireland has an extremely bad reputation for protecting artists’ works after a judge exposed inadequate laws to combat illegal downloads.
U2 have rescheduled the dates for the North American leg of their 360 tour for Spring/Summer 2011.
Bono could cost U2 €120m.
Bono worried U2's 360 Degrees world tour would flop.
U2 have cancelled their headline slot at Glastonbury after lead singer Bono was told to rest for at least two months following emergency surgery.
U2 have pulled out of performing at the Glastonbury Festival.
U2 have been forced to postpone the next leg of their world tour after singer Bono injured his back.
U2 were forced to postpone the next leg of their world tour after singer Bono injured his back, the band said tonight.
U2 are to play a free show at the Brandenburg Gate to mark the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, it was announced today.
MILLIONS of people around the world watched U2’s show from the Pasadena Rose Bowl in California via the internet at the same time as thousands of fans who packed into the stadium.
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