U2 and Dublin

Historical Tours Ireland

Dublin will always be at the heart of U2’s story. After all, it’s where it began. Take a pilgrimage through the city and soak up some rock and roll inspiration

Rock Stars

50 million albums sold, an all-time record of 22 Grammys, and some of the biggest tours of all time: just a few of U2’s many accomplishments. They’ve travelled the globe, they’ve performed in packed stadiums all around the world – but their heart belongs in Dublin. It’s where U2 was formed, and their connection runs so deeply with the city that they cite Dublin as the inspiration behind their hugely successful album, Songs of Innocence (nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rock Album).

Bono's childhood home
Bono’s childhood home

Where it all started

Of course, to really get in touch with U2’s story, we have to go back. Way back, to a classroom in Mount Temple Comprehensive thirty-nine years ago…

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