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A Great Big Cork Folk Festival, Thank You, Go raibh mile maith agaibh

A Great Big Cork Folk Festival ‘Thank You’ 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[...]

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Eoin Edwards Irish Examiner- Review of Andy Irvine last night

Crowd soaks up sweet sounds at Cork Folk Festival opening night Friday, September 29, 2017Eoin Edwards THE two Irelands met a few hundred yards from each other near the South Main Street, Cork last night, where a 1,000-year-old Viking weaver’s sword was recently discovered by archaeologists at the historic site[...]

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Cork Folk Festival headliner Andy Irvine on the road again

Cork Folk Festival headliner Andy Irvine on the road again Monday, September 25, 2017 At 75, Cork Folk Festival headliner Andy Irvine still gets a buzz out of touring and playing his music, writes Joe Dermody. Andy Irvine plays Triskel in Cork on Thursday night. OREVER the musician’s musician, Andy[...]

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Donovan: Call him Mallow yellow- Irish Examiner

Donovan: Call him Mallow yellow Monday, September 18, 2017 Donovan is looking forward to travelling the few miles from his Co Cork home to play the city’s 38th folk festival, writes Ed Power WHEN Donovan Leitch wrote Hurdy Gurdy Man in India in 1968, he had little inkling of the[...]

Colombian Harpists visit the Cork Folk Festival

Colombian Harpists visit the Cork Folk Festival. 12 young Colombian female traditional harpists will visit Ireland from 23 Sept to 2 October 2017 as an outcome of the Memorandum of Cooperation for Sport and Cultural Diplomacy signed during Ireland’s first State visit to Colombia in February 2017. The Colombian Ministry[...]

Noel Brazil Song Compititon

Thursday 28th September @ 7pm The Cranel Lane Theatre This competition has been growing since we first kicked it off back in 2012, so if you write your own music then please get in touch and enter the competition. The rules are simple: 1. it has to be your song[...]

Season Ticket Now on sale

    https://secure.tickets.ie/Listing/EventInformation/35644/38th-cork-folk-festival-season-ticket-cork-folk-festival-28-September-2017   SEASON TICKET COVERS ALL 38 EVENTS AT THE 38th CORK FOLK FESTIVAL. Including Donovan at the Everyman Palace, Andy Irvine at Triskel, Na Mooneys at Cork School of Music, The Corner House Set at Oliver Plunkett,  Joe O’ Donnell at Cyprus Avenue, Brendan Begley & Co[...]

DONOVAN

International folk icon Donovan will appear at the 38th cork Folk Festival, the full line up will be announced in 4 weeks. Donovan Leitch is widely regarded as one of the most influential songwriters and recording artists working today. At his induction into the R & R Hall of Fame[...]

Creative mentoring for festivals

: L-R: William Hammond, Cork Folk Fest, Mary Ryan, Director of Services Cork County Council, Andrias Moynihan TD, Cork North West, Jean Brennan, Arts Officer Cork City County Council, Minister Heather Humphreys, Orlaith McBride Arts Council Director, Kate Kennelly, Arts Officer Kerry County Council, Liz Dunne, Chair of Listowel Writer’s[...]

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