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# busking - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Poll: Should buskers be banned from using amps until after 6pm?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should buskers be banned from using amps until after 6pm?

Sep 18th 2019, 10:14 AM 18,311 Views 50 Comments

That’s one of several new rules due to come into effect in Galway next year.

'People come for the atmosphere': Galway's buskers and businesses clash over new rules on street performing
# Busking
# Busking

'People come for the atmosphere': Galway's buskers and businesses clash over new rules on street performing

Sep 18th 2019, 12:05 AM 29,544 Views 54 Comments

The new bylaws were introduced by Galway County Council.

# busking - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 25th 2018, 11:39 AM 34,501 Views 55 Comments

A big crowd as in attendance for the annual event.

# busking - Monday 6 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 6th 2018, 4:00 PM 25,244 Views 17 Comments

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

# busking - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Two busking brothers from Wicklow absolutely wowed the judges on The X Factor last night
# All Along The Watchtower
From The Daily Edge
# All Along The Watchtower

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

Sep 17th 2017, 11:21 AM 7,310 Views 2 Comments

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

# busking - Monday 26 December, 2016

Homeless couple get engaged in Apollo House following performance by Glen Hansard
# Love Is All You Need
# Love Is All You Need

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

Dec 26th 2016, 7:00 PM 36,895 Views 59 Comments

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

# busking - Saturday 24 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 24th 2016, 7:06 PM 69,888 Views 57 Comments

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

# busking - Saturday 22 October, 2016

17 excellent busking moments from the streets of Dublin
# Sound Out
From The Daily Edge
# Sound Out

17 excellent busking moments from the streets of Dublin

Oct 22nd 2016, 3:20 PM 9,005 Views 0 Comments

TUNES.

# busking - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Buskers in Dublin have been banned from using backing tracks
# Karaoke
# Karaoke

Buskers in Dublin have been banned from using backing tracks

Jul 5th 2016, 4:34 PM 16,945 Views 60 Comments

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

# busking - Monday 4 July, 2016

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

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

Jul 4th 2016, 6:10 PM 20,757 Views 39 Comments

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

# busking - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

A proud dad busked around all 32 counties to raise funds for his disabled son From The Daily Edge

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

Jun 29th 2016, 10:12 AM 2,480 Views 1 Comment

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

# busking - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Watch: Homeless Irish man's stunning rendition of Summertime
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Watch: Homeless Irish man's stunning rendition of Summertime

Jan 6th 2016, 11:00 AM 21,626 Views 14 Comments

Bernard Davey’s performance has made a big impression.

# busking - Thursday 24 September, 2015

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

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

Sep 24th 2015, 9:30 PM 19,409 Views 28 Comments

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

# busking - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

These Drogheda lads' song about being on the dole is your unlikely summer jam
# Buskers
From The Daily Edge
# Buskers

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

Aug 25th 2015, 1:29 PM 4,815 Views 1 Comment

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

# busking - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Ed Sheeran's adorable new video shows him busking in Galway as a kid
# Galway Boy
From The Daily Edge
# Galway Boy

Ed Sheeran's adorable new video shows him busking in Galway as a kid

May 10th 2015, 2:20 PM 11,551 Views 2 Comments

So much to love here.

# busking - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Bono took the piss out of his bike accident during a sketch with Jimmy Fallon
# Poxy Bikes
From The Daily Edge
# Poxy Bikes

Bono took the piss out of his bike accident during a sketch with Jimmy Fallon

May 9th 2015, 10:33 AM 4,895 Views 3 Comments

The pox.

# busking - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Busker drowns out homophobic preacher with rendition of Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
# Drown Out Hate
From The Daily Edge
# Drown Out Hate

Busker drowns out homophobic preacher with rendition of Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

Mar 11th 2015, 1:42 PM 5,619 Views 1 Comment

Just a WANNA, just a wannnaaaaaa.

# busking - Thursday 5 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 5th 2015, 4:35 PM 27,780 Views 55 Comments

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

# busking - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Dublin councillors vote in favour of new busking bye-laws
# Sing For It
From The Daily Edge
# Sing For It

Dublin councillors vote in favour of new busking bye-laws

Feb 3rd 2015, 7:40 AM 3,243 Views 3 Comments

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

# busking - Monday 2 February, 2015

Dublin councillors vote in favour of new busking bye-laws
# Temple Bar
# Temple Bar

Dublin councillors vote in favour of new busking bye-laws

Feb 2nd 2015, 9:32 PM 18,381 Views 44 Comments

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

# busking - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

9 excellent busking moments from Irish streets
# Busking
From The Daily Edge
# Busking

9 excellent busking moments from Irish streets

Jan 21st 2015, 10:10 PM 5,548 Views 3 Comments

Brightening up the concrete.

# busking - Monday 19 January, 2015

Busk in Dublin? Here's how new rules will affect you
# Turn That Down
# Turn That Down

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

Jan 19th 2015, 12:43 PM 20,686 Views 31 Comments

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

# busking - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

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

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

Dec 24th 2014, 7:17 PM 39,541 Views 44 Comments

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

# busking - Friday 19 December, 2014

Glen Hansard joins busking students to sing a lovely rendition of The Auld Triangle
# Went Jingle Jangle
From The Daily Edge
# Went Jingle Jangle

Glen Hansard joins busking students to sing a lovely rendition of The Auld Triangle

Dec 19th 2014, 3:35 PM 3,994 Views 1 Comment

Beautiful.

# busking - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 29th 2014, 7:30 AM 10,459 Views 28 Comments

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

# busking - Saturday 31 May, 2014

It's-a really him! Mario is busking on Henry Street
# 1up
From The Daily Edge
# 1up

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

May 31st 2014, 2:30 PM 3,146 Views 0 Comments

Fighting bowsies all over the city.

# busking - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Look out for Kodaline busking in Dublin today...
# High Hopes
From The Daily Edge
# High Hopes

Look out for Kodaline busking in Dublin today...

May 17th 2014, 10:21 AM 1,884 Views 1 Comment

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

# busking - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

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

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

Dec 24th 2013, 6:50 PM 46,245 Views 80 Comments

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

# busking - Monday 23 December, 2013

Will Bono be joining Glen Hansard to busk on Grafton Street tomorrow?
# One Love
From The Daily Edge
# One Love

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

Dec 23rd 2013, 8:00 PM 3,835 Views 5 Comments

Just what Grafton St needs on Christmas Eve… Bono.

# busking - Friday 10 May, 2013

7 of the most annoying things Bono has ever said or done
# Beautiful Day
From The Daily Edge
# Beautiful Day

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

May 10th 2013, 8:30 PM 70,444 Views 113 Comments

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

# busking - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Epic musical battle between two buskers in NY subway
# Sax-ual Healing
From The Daily Edge
# Sax-ual Healing

Epic musical battle between two buskers in NY subway

Apr 2nd 2013, 3:38 PM 640 Views 1 Comment

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

# busking - Monday 4 March, 2013

Our favourite 12 pictures of Brian McFadden being Brian McFadden
# AH JAYSUS
From The Daily Edge
# AH JAYSUS

Our favourite 12 pictures of Brian McFadden being Brian McFadden

Mar 4th 2013, 12:51 PM 3,372 Views 1 Comment

Busking, Kurt Cobain t-shirts and celebrity soccer.

# busking - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

VIDEO: Sinéad O'Connor sings Nothing Compares 2 U on Grafton Street
# Busking
From The Daily Edge
# Busking

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

Dec 25th 2012, 9:01 AM 12,425 Views 43 Comments

Another Christmas Eve singalong in Dublin City Centre…

Christmas nightcap: Falling Slowly singalong on Grafton Street (with new video)
# Busking
From The Daily Edge
# Busking

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

Dec 25th 2012, 2:00 AM 15,304 Views 20 Comments

With Glen Hansard and Lisa Hannigan…

# busking - Sunday 1 July, 2012