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Cork Folk Festival - Cork, Ireland  29th Sept-2nd October 2022

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      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[...]

      Timmy the Brit

      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[...]

      2018 Festival Programme & Tickets

      39th Cork Folk Festival Tickets available here www.proc.ie/tickets Season Ticket from www.tickets.ie TICKET Wednesday 3rd October St Finn Barres Cathedral 8pm”Corcach: A Journey” The Casey Sisters; Máire Ní Chathasaigh, Nollaig Casey and Mairéad Ní Chathasaigh- Premiere of a new commission from the Casey Sisters for the 40th year of the[...]

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