U2’s fifth member is retiring: Paul McGuinness is stepping down as manager of U2 after a career that spans more than 30 years. Watch highlights of that career here
Ahead of their stunning sold-out show in Dublin on Sunday, The National sat down with Paul McLoone for an interview and recorded 3 exclusive session tracks – listen here
Did you ever wonder how Martin O’Neill & Roy Keane would sound if they sang in sweet harmony? Well know you can. Thank you Gift Grub for this
Talking of Roy Keane, our own Michael McMullan made Roy smile during his press conference on Wednesday, even if it was “a ridiculous question”. Good man, Michael! Listen back to Roy's address to the nation
There was a lot of talk about bacon this week. Francis Bacon. His 'Three Studies of Lucian Freud' became the most expensive artwork ever sold at auction, fetching a record-breaking price of $142 million. Was it worth every penny?
Who is your ideal ‘no-strings? Do 30 somethings have it harder than previous generations? Are you putting off having a baby because of your financial situation? This week we put Ireland’s most influential demographic - Thirty Somethings - under the microscope as we discussed their views on morality, the economy and sex