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U2’s Bono and The Edge join Christmas buskers in Dublin

U2's The Edge and Bono joined the now traditional Christmas Eve charity busking session in Dublin. Credit: PA

U2’s Bono and The Edge have joined with a host of other musicians at the annual busk in Dublin city centre to raise money and awareness for homeless charities.

The pair performed tracks including a rendition of O Holy Night for the crowds gathered outside the Gaiety Theatre.

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Other Irish stars, including Glen Hansard, Imelda May, Damien Rice, and The Coronas, also took part.

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The now long-running casual festive busking session has become a hugely popular annual event.

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It only moved to the site outside the Gaiety last year, after the 2016 event was shut down due to safety fears amid over-crowding on Grafton Street.

Glen Hansard and Imelda May busk outside Dublin's Gaiety Theatre. Credit: PA