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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
The 37th Cork Folk Festival presents Atlantic Arc Orchestra Cork School of Music on Friday 30th September at 8pm Tickets €20 www.proc.ie Atlantic Arc Orchestra: Dónal Lunny (Planxty), Pauline Scanlon (Lumiere), Jarlath Henderson, Aidan O’Rourke (Lau), Padraig Rynne (Notify), Ewen Vernal (Capercaillie), John Blease (Paulo Nutini). Atlantic Arc Orchestra is[...]
An Spailpín Folk Club Presents David Power (Uilleann Pipes) & Willie Kelly (Fiddle) Wednesday 1st June 9.30pm Tickets €12 at the door & online www.proc.ie An Spailpín Fánach South Main St, Cork.