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Dublin: 15 °C Sunday 26 May, 2019

#Busking

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Glen Hansard, Damien Rice, Imelda May and U2 among the Dublin city buskers last night Tradition

Photos: Glen Hansard, Damien Rice, Imelda May and U2 among the Dublin city buskers last night

A big crowd as in attendance for the annual event.

From TheJournal.ie The life of a Grafton Street busker: 'People think you show up and play - but I've been here since 8am' Music Makers This post contains videos

The life of a Grafton Street busker: 'People think you show up and play - but I've been here since 8am'

The scene on Dublin’s premium busking street can be competitive, one performer said.

Two busking brothers from Wicklow absolutely wowed the judges on The X Factor last night

They even made Simon Cowell get a bit emotional. Yes, really.

From TheJournal.ie Homeless couple get engaged in Apollo House following performance by Glen Hansard Love Is All You Need

Homeless couple get engaged in Apollo House following performance by Glen Hansard

Glen Hansard was on hand to serenade residents and staff at the Dublin centre.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're in a delicate position with the law': Gardaí shut down Grafton St busk due to overcrowding Session

'We're in a delicate position with the law': Gardaí shut down Grafton St busk due to overcrowding

One man in the crowd said he feared he and his daughter would be crushed.

From TheJournal.ie Buskers in Dublin have been banned from using backing tracks Karaoke

Buskers in Dublin have been banned from using backing tracks

Street performers will also need enough material to play for 30 minutes without repetition

From TheJournal.ie Fed up with karaoke artists masquerading as buskers? Dublin City Council vote on new restrictions tonight Graftin' Street

Fed up with karaoke artists masquerading as buskers? Dublin City Council vote on new restrictions tonight

Councillors will decide on proposals to ban backing tracks everywhere, and introduce restrictions for Grafton Street performers

A proud dad busked around all 32 counties to raise funds for his disabled son

A proud dad busked around all 32 counties to raise funds for his disabled son

“He’s just such a beautiful young boy, I’d do anything for him.”

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Homeless Irish man's stunning rendition of Summertime Take A Break This post contains videos

Watch: Homeless Irish man's stunning rendition of Summertime

Bernard Davey’s performance has made a big impression.

From TheJournal.ie This 11-year-old from Cork is busking twice a week to raise money for refugees Milo's Appeal

This 11-year-old from Cork is busking twice a week to raise money for refugees

Milo McCarthy has raised over €7,000 since starting the appeal.

These Drogheda lads' song about being on the dole is your unlikely summer jam

ALL THE BOYS ON THE FÁS COURSE! ALL THE BOYS ON THE DOLE!

From TheJournal.ie Councillor's office vandalised with 'horrendous graffiti of a sexual nature' Busking

Councillor's office vandalised with 'horrendous graffiti of a sexual nature'

Mannix Flynn’s office was targetted early on Wednesday morning.

Dublin councillors vote in favour of new busking bye-laws

One source of relief for buskers will be the news that a proposed ban on amplifiers in Temple Bar fell flat.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin councillors vote in favour of new busking bye-laws Temple Bar

Dublin councillors vote in favour of new busking bye-laws

One source of relief for buskers will be the news that a proposed ban on amplifiers in Temple Bar fell flat.

9 excellent busking moments from Irish streets

Brightening up the concrete.

From TheJournal.ie Busk in Dublin? Here's how new rules will affect you Turn That Down

Busk in Dublin? Here's how new rules will affect you

Fines of up to €1,500 could be imposed.

From TheJournal.ie No Bono, but famous faces sing for hundreds at Christmas Eve busk on Grafton St No Place Like Home

No Bono, but famous faces sing for hundreds at Christmas Eve busk on Grafton St

Glen Hansard, The Coronas, Paddy Casey and Damien Rice all joined the fun.

From TheJournal.ie Temple Bar residents: "We're not anti-busker but bands are now in a nuclear arms race" Culture Quarter

Temple Bar residents: "We're not anti-busker but bands are now in a nuclear arms race"

“Twelve years ago, it was bongos, now it’s generators and drum kits.”

It's-a really him! Mario is busking on Henry Street 1up

It's-a really him! Mario is busking on Henry Street

Fighting bowsies all over the city.

Look out for Kodaline busking in Dublin today...

The lads have said they’ll be hitting the streets.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Glen Hansard and Bono busk on Grafton St for Simon Community Busking

WATCH: Glen Hansard and Bono busk on Grafton St for Simon Community

Hansard asked those listening to “dig in and keep a few people off the street”.

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

Just what Grafton St needs on Christmas Eve… Bono.

7 of the most annoying things Bono has ever said or done Beautiful Day This post contains videos

7 of the most annoying things Bono has ever said or done

It’s his birthday, so there’s some nice stuff about Bono in here too.

Epic musical battle between two buskers in NY subway Sax-ual Healing This post contains videos

Epic musical battle between two buskers in NY subway

This carriage ain’t big enough for two saxophone players.

Our favourite 12 pictures of Brian McFadden being Brian McFadden

Busking, Kurt Cobain t-shirts and celebrity soccer.

VIDEO: Sinéad O'Connor sings Nothing Compares 2 U on Grafton Street Busking This post contains videos

VIDEO: Sinéad O'Connor sings Nothing Compares 2 U on Grafton Street

Another Christmas Eve singalong in Dublin City Centre…

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Christmas Day 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Christmas Day

Every morning, TheJournal.ie brings you the nine things you need to know as you kick off your day… now with added Steve the Christmas Cat.

Christmas nightcap: Falling Slowly singalong on Grafton Street (with new video) Busking This post contains videos

Christmas nightcap: Falling Slowly singalong on Grafton Street (with new video)

With Glen Hansard and Lisa Hannigan…

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know this morning…