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#Busking

# busking - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Poll: Should buskers be banned from using amps until after 6pm? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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 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.

# busking - Sunday 17 September, 2017

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

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.

# busking - Monday 26 December, 2016

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.

# busking - Saturday 24 December, 2016

'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.

# busking - Saturday 22 October, 2016

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

# busking - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Buskers in Dublin have been banned from using backing tracks

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

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

# busking - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge 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.”

# busking - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

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.

# busking - Thursday 24 September, 2015

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.

# busking - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

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

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!

# busking - Sunday 10 May, 2015

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

# busking - Saturday 9 May, 2015

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

# busking - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

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

# busking - Thursday 5 February, 2015

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

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

# busking - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

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

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.

# busking - Monday 2 February, 2015

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.

# busking - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

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

9 excellent busking moments from Irish streets

Brightening up the concrete.

# busking - Monday 19 January, 2015

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

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

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

# busking - Friday 19 December, 2014

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

# busking - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

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.”

# busking - Saturday 31 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge 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.

# busking - Saturday 17 May, 2014

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

Look out for Kodaline busking in Dublin today...

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

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

# busking - Monday 23 December, 2013

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

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

Just what Grafton St needs on Christmas Eve… Bono.

# busking - Friday 10 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge 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.

# busking - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge 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.

# busking - Monday 4 March, 2013

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

Our favourite 12 pictures of Brian McFadden being Brian McFadden

Busking, Kurt Cobain t-shirts and celebrity soccer.

# busking - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

From The Daily Edge 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…

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.

From The Daily Edge 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…

# busking - Sunday 1 July, 2012

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know this morning…