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Recent World Cafe's Sense of Place: Dublin

Glen Hansard performs as part of the Irish band, The Frames.

November 28, 2011 Hear The Frames' Glen Hansard discuss the Irish history that has shaped Dublin's music scene.


Welcome to Guinness, where the hallowed beer flows freely.

December 2, 2011 If you travel to Dublin, there's one thing you can't avoid. No, it's not music: It's Guinness.


Glen Hansard sits in with a group of traditional Irish musicians at the Dublin pub O'Donoghues.

December 1, 2011 Ireland has a rich history of spawning literary singer-songwriters and traditional music.


A local street band busks in Galway.

November 30, 2011 Many Irish musicians get their start busking on the street. Hear who among them has broken big.


Glen Hansard, of The Frames and The Swell Season, and World Cafe host David Dye take a tour of Dublin.

November 29, 2011 Watch as Hansard takes World Cafe host David Dye on a walking tour of central Dublin.

Whelan's, a music venue on Wexford Street in Dublin that's played host to many of the city's most-loved musicians.

November 29, 2011 So you're in Dublin and ready to hear music: Glen Hansard has a guide to finding the best shows.


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