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Bono certainly knows how to make the holidays festive. The Irish singer put together his fourth annual Christmas Eve event where he and his fellow native musicians played for their fans in the streets of Dublin.
This year the U2 frontman was joined by Sinead O'Connor, Once star Glen Hansard and Damien Rice on Dublin's Grafton Street. Bono can be seen performing the U2 classic "Desire" alongside Hansard in the below videos, as bystanders crowd in on them and sing along.
It was nice to see Connor out and about after her emotional breakdown last year. Standing up among her fans (and with Hansard right behind her), the 46-year-old led those around her in a group rendition of "Nothing Compares 2 U." She looks happy and healthy as she dances and gives an acoustic rendition of her hit song.
For his part, Rice performed a version of his 2001 track "The Blower's Daughter." But those musicians in attendance didn't only perform their own hits. They also sang Christmas classics like "Silent Night," which likely was amazing to see.
Bono's annual gathering raises money for The Simon Community and the Peter McVerry Trust, which help the homeless.