- Often wears hats to cover receding hairline
- Known for distorted, acoustic and digitally processed guitar work
- Has a wide variety of guitars, but often plays a Gibson Les Paul
- Also prefers to wear black Chuck Taylor All-Star gymshoes, aka Converses
- 3 kids with Aisling: Hollie, Arran, Blue Angel. 2 kids with Morleigh: Sian and Levi
- Although U2 is an Irish band, The Edge is of Welsh descent.
- His nickname The Edge came from the fact that is is always on the edge of things