It's a miracle on Dublin's South King Street!
As Paddy Finnegan sang his heart out on a city center street, little did he know one of his musical idols would walk past.
While Finnegan gave a heartfelt rendition of the Oscar-winning track "Falling Slowly", from the movie "Once," the song's original writer and performer Glen Hansard ambled by.
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As Hansard approached Finnegan's guitar case and threw some money in, the young singer stopped briefly to say "I don't believe it" - but like a true champ he carried on with the performance.
“Some say miracles don’t happen, well coming from me, they do," Finnegan reportedly told passersby who witnessed the moment.
Hansard (48) recently completed a rowing voyage from Ireland to Santiago de Compostela alongside writer and poet Danny Sheehy, musician Brendan Begley, artist Liam Holden and stonemason Brendan Moriarty.
A crew including musicians Glen Hansard & Brendan Begley, Artist Liam Holden, Stonemason Brendan-Pháid Moriarty & Writer Danny Sheehy embark on the Camino by sea in this modern day Celtic odyssey.November 14, 2018
"Camino Voyage" is a documentary that follows the 2,500km voyage undertaken by the five men to Northern Spain in a traditional Irish currach boat.
"For me what was so amazing about the opportunity to do it was that over the last 10 years or so of my life, I've spent a lot of time traveling, I've spent a lot of time out of Ireland," Hansard said on Friday's installment of The Late Late Show.
"I think when you send out a message in your head that goes 'I'd love to reconnect into Ireland' what a great opportunity to go on a boat with a bunch of Gaeilgeoirs and to be around the language and the spirit of these Kerrymen rowing this boat and to be on the sea," he added.