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Concert to Honour Timmy MacCarthy aka Timmy the Brit.

Concert to Honour Timmy McCarthy aka Timmy the Brit. Timmy “The Brit” McCarthy, as he is known, has spent many years of his life in England. He returned to Cork in the mid 1960’s he was one of the main organisers of the Cork Folk Club in the 70′s and[...]

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[...]

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