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Will Bono be joining Glen Hansard to busk on Grafton Street tomorrow?

Just what Grafton St needs on Christmas Eve… Bono.

Last year's busking session.
Last year's busking session.

IN WHAT’S BECOME a Christmas tradition, Bono will be expected to make an appearance on Grafton Street tomorrow afternoon to join Glen Hansard and friends for a spot of busking.

The U2 frontman has joined Hansard on Dublin’s main shopping street for the past few Christmas Eves to raise money for the Simon Community.

Last year Hansard, Bono, Lisa Hannigan, Sinéad O’Connor, Declan O’Rourke and Liam Ó Maonlaí entertained the shopping crowds:

Source: Myles O'Reilly

In previous years Paul Brady, Damien Rice, Steve Wall, Mundy and many other Irish musicians have also joined in the festive singalong…

Occupy Dame Street - Dublin Any excuse to include this amazing photobomb from Christmas Eve 2011 Source: PA Archive/Press Association Images

Source: IrelandCaptured

Source: Roberto Wachholz Junior

 

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