A Great Big Cork Folk Festival, Thank You, Go raibh mile maith agaibh
A Great Big Cork Folk Festival
On behalf of all the festival team, thank you so much for making Cork Folk Festival 2017 such a fantastic four days.
The positive feedback from our audience has been overwhelming and the critical praise glowing. To everyone who helped, supported and played a part in making this year’s festival so memorable,
Go raibh mile maith agaibh
Thanks to all the Musicians; Donovan, Andy Irvine, Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill, Maighread Ní Dhomhnaill, The Hayes Sisters, Frankie Gavin , Jessie Kennedy, Mick Daly, Jarlath Henderson, Cathy Jordan, Jake Carter, Máire Ní Chathasaigh, Nollaig Casey, Mairéad Ní Chathasaigh, Máire Ní Chéileachair, Sean Ryan, Aoife Granville, Mike Walsh, Joanne Quirke, Mary Green, Josephine Marsh, Clare Sands, Áine Whelan, Karrie Sullivan, Colm Murphy, Alec Finn, Sean Ryan, Brendan Begley, Mairéad & Anna Ní Mhaonaigh, Gearóid & Ciarán Ó Maonaigh, Nia Byrne & Manus Lunny, Matt Cranitch & Jackie Daly, Aiden Coffey, Joe O’Donnell, Eoin O Riabhaigh, Mary MacNamara, Sorcha Costello, Steve Cooney, Dermot Byrnes, Bríd Harper, Kieran Fahy, Caoimhe Flannery, George Sansome, Diarmuid Moynihan, Ciarán Ryan, Dave Hegarty, Rosaleen & Ciara O’ Leary, Cliona Halley, Paul Clesham, Maura O’Connor, Charlie Piggott, Mick Willis, John Mitchell, Garry Cronin, Desi McCabe, Padraig Buckley, The Band Anna, Lee Delta Blues Club, Granny’s Attic, Torcán, Boxcar Bertha, Cork Pipers Club, A Circus Arts Festival, Douglas Comhaltas Adult Group, The Ford Workers Songs, Leif, Kila, Two Time Polka, Geanntraí, Co Clare Céilí Band, Arundo, Colombian Harpers, Lee Valley & Rough Deal String Ensemble, Joe O’Donnell’s Shkayla, The Diviners, The Bluez Crew, The Cork Singers Club. All the Venues and the people who work there; An Spailpin Fánach, Triskel Arts Centre, Everyman Palace Theatre, The Oliver Plunkett, Cyprus Avenue, CIT Cork School of Music, The Crane Lane, The Corner House, St Peters Church, CIT Rory Gallagher Theatre Bishopstown, Charlies Bar, Deer Park CBS, Cork City Children’s and Rory Gallagher Library, The Long Valley, The Gables Bar, SMA Community Centre & Counihans Bar, Sin E, Food & Folk Market. The Sound Engineers; Ian Richards, Denzel Beechinor, Steve Isherwood, Chloe Nagle, John Nyhan, Pablo Gomez & Ronan, Cameras & Stills Eddi Linehan & co, Dan Geary, Prakash, Bill Daly. Also to all the volunteer workers who worked so hard over the weekend, our sponsors and grant aiders. Special Thanks also to: Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr. Tony Fitzgerald, Ann Doherty C.E. Cork City Council, Jean Brennan, Cllr. Kieran MacCarthy, Maurice Gubbins, Raymond Kelleher, Dr. Barry O Connor, Aiveen Kearney, Dick & Sue Dixon, Andrew Desmond, Simon MacCarthy, Dermot McLoughlin, Una Carmody and Philip King, all our audiences especially our season ticket holders and anybody who travelled distances to be here.
A Great Big Cork Folk Festival
William Hammond (Hammy) & Jim Walsh
Next years Cork Folk Festival our 39th will take place from the 4th to 7th of October 2018, hope to see you there!