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Cork Folk Festival - Cork, Ireland  30 september -4th October 2020

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Programme for 2020 Festival

PROGRAMME 2020                                                         41st Cork Folk Festival 30th September- 4th October 2020 FESTIVAL BEHIND CLOSED DOORS Wednesday 30th September:    KINO 9pm Cork Singers Club Thursday[...]

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Thank You!

Many thanks to everybody who performed, attended, worked at, volunteered or supported the 40th Cork Folk Festival. It was one of our greatest ever with over 350 musicians participating and audiences of over 20,000. It was a fitting festival to celebrate out 40th milestone, roll on the 41st Cork Folk[...]

Preview of 2019 Cork Folk Festival

The Cork Folk Festival began in 1979 and few would believe it would span 4 decades.  We intend to celebrate the 40th festival with the very best of Cork, Irish and international folk musicians. Everything is set for a wonderful weekend of music in Cork City.  Here is a rundown[...]

Thank you

Many thanks to everybody who took part in the 2018 Cork Folk Festival, it was really a memorable event with over  250 musicians taking part in 45 events in 15 venues with audiences of 13,000 +. Please let us know your highlights and low-lights of our 39th festival and what[...]

Emmett Place 11-5pm Food & Folk Open-air Food

Today saturday 6th Oct at Emmett Place, Cork  11-5pm Food & Folk Open-air Food Market    Opening by the Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Mick Finn 11.40am Gure Txokoa Dantza Taldea Musicians & Dancers from the Basque Country 12-12.30pm (30 Min) Abegondo Pipe and Dance Band 12.40pm- 1.20pm (40 min) Douglas Comhaltas[...]

Book & CD Launches at the Cork Folk Fest

Book and CD Launches at 39th Cork Folk Festival Barry Britton Posters- Book Launch Wednesday 3rd Oct 6pm at An Spailpin Fanach- Everybody is welcome to this launch. Manus McGuire- CD Launch ‘The Copperplate Sessions’ At Oliver Plunkett Sunday 7th Oct 12.30pm Oliver Plunkett Emily Flack – Single Launch ‘Another[...]

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Timmy ‘the brit’ McCarthy

It is with great sadness we have to announce the death of Timmy McCarthy, he passed away on Wednesday 12th of September. Timmy “The Brit” McCarthy, as he is known, spent many years of his life in England. He returned to Cork in the mid 1960’s he was one of[...]

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