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

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

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A local street band busks in Galway.

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

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

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

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

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

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