Date: Fri 2nd Oct, 8pm
One of Ireland’s foremost songwriters Jimmy MacCarthy returns for the Cork Folk Festival. Having had his songs recorded by major Irish artists including Christy Moore, Mary Black, Mary Coughlan, Maura O’Connell, and Westlife, Jimmy has also released four solo albums of his own. A native of Macroom, MacCarthy’s first single ‘Miles of Eyes’ was released in 1981 and since then, he has written some of the most famous songs in the Irish folk and contemporary repertoire such as ‘Ride On’, ’No Frontiers’, ’Katie’, ‘The Bright Blue Rose’, ‘The Contender’, ’Mystic Lipstick,’ ‘Missing You’ and many more. Come hear favourites such as ‘Neidin’ and more recent work such as ‘Andalucian Gray’ and ‘Children of Mile’.
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