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




      43rd Cork Folk Festival Programme 29th Sept-2nd October 2022


      43rd Cork Folk Festival Main Programme   29th Sept-2nd Oct

      Thursday 29th September

      Munster Technology University Bishopstown 1pm Songs & Stories from Thomas McCarthy Free MORE INFO Booking Link

      The Corner House 5pm  Tunes@5, 9pm Dizzy Blues Band Free

      An Spailpín Fánach 6pm Thomas McCarthy is a special guest of the Cork Singers Club Free

      Cypress Avenue 8pm Emma Langford €19 TICKET LINK

      Coughlans Bar 7.30pm Padraig Jack with support from Eileen Healy & Emily Donoghue €15 TICKET LINK  MORE INFO

      An Spailpín Fánach 9pm A Celebration of Sliabh Luachra with Eoin Stan O’ Sullivan, Emma O’ Leary, Pat Fleming, Maura O’Connor and Bryan O’ Leary €15 TICKET LINK  MORE INFO

      Douglas GAA 9pm Céilí Mór with Ger Murphy & Ken Cotter €10 TICKET LINK

      Friday 30th September

      Munster Technology University Bishopstown 1pm Jackie Daly & Matt Cranitch in concert Free MORE INFO Booking Link
      St Peter’s Cork 1pm Songs at Lunchtime, John Murphy & John Neville Free

      Triskel Christchurch: 8pm Sean Keane, Matt Molloy, Máire Ní Chathasaigh & Chris Newman  Sold Out

      Live at St Lukes 8pm Fiddle Fair Gala Concert with Liz Doherty’s Fiddlesticks, North Cregg, Catriona McKay & Chris Stout, Lena Jonsson & Johanna Juhola €25+ Booking Fee TICKET LINK   MORE INFO

      An Spailpín Fánach 9pm Caitlín Nic Gabhann & Ciarán Ó Maonaigh, Seamie O’Dowd & Leonard Barry €15  MORE INFO


      Saturday 1st October

      Cork School of Music Workshops 11am -1pm Traditional Song: Máire Ní Cheilleachair TICKET LINK , Sliabh Luachra Tunes: Matt Cranitch Jackie Daly €15 TICKET LINK, Máire Ní Chathasaigh Harp, Chris Newman Guitar (Tickets  MORE INFO

      Cork Bridges Song Tour 11am with Mick Buckley and Cork singers, meet at the North Gate Bridge Free

      Cork City Library 1pm All-abilities Trad session presented by Creative Tradition, everyone is invited to participate.  MORE INFO

      Triskel Christchurch 1pm Frankie Gavin and Catherine McHugh CD Launch €15 TICKET LINK  MORE INFO

      An Spailpín Fánach 2pm Flute & Whistle Concert; Karl Nesbitt, Mary Donegan,  Aoife Granville, Joanne Quirke €10 TICKET LINK  MORE INFO

      The Long Valley 3pm Jimmy Crowley & Eve Telford €10 TICKET LINK  MORE INFO

      An Spailpín Fánach 5pm Concertina Concert with Paddy Egan, Éimhear Flannery, Cliona Halley, Niall Vallely €10 TICKET LINK  MORE INFO

      Cyprus Avenue 7pm Junior Brother €22

      Triskel Christchurch: 8pm DANÚ in Concert with Eoin Jordan €25/ €23.50 Conc. TICKET LINK  MORE INFO

      Live at St Lukes 8pm Clare Sands €21+Booking Fee TICKET LINK  MORE INFO

      An Spailpin Fanach 9.30pm Trad Concert; Gerry Harrington, Peter Browne, Seosaimhín Ní Bheaglaoich, Charlie Piggott with Jackie Daly & Matt Cranitch €15 TICKET LINK  MORE INFO

      The Poor Relation 10.30pm Ricky & Graham Lynch Free

      Sunday 2nd October

      An Spailpín Fánach 1pm Fiddle Concert with Caoimhe Flannery, Brendan Mulvihill, Gerry Harrington, Andrew Cadden €10 TICKET LINK  MORE INFO

      Fitzgerald Park: 2pm Folk fest in the Park, Torcán, Douglas Comhaltas Free Openair Family Friendly Event.  MORE INFO

      An Spailpín Fánach 4pm ‘Gals at Play’ with Mary Greene, Ellie Shine, Niamh Murphy, Alannah Thornburgh and Aileen Mythen €15 TICKET LINK  MORE INFO

      Triskel Christchurch 8pm Music Network Tour: Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh, Mark Redmond and Cormac De Barra €20/€18 TICKET LINK  MORE INFO

      An Spailpín Fánach 7.30pm Box Concert with Hughie Kennedy, Aidan Coffey, Billy Sutton, Benny McCarthy, Christy Leahy €10 TICKET LINK  MORE INFO

      The Gate Cinema (in association with IndieCork Film Festival) 8pm Dark Horse on the Wind, The life and Songs of Liam Weldon. Directed by Myles O’Reilly. Produced by Lorraine Kennedy for Folksome Productions TICKET  LINK  MORE INFO

      Cork Opera House 8pm Mary Black in Concert with Bill Shanley, Pat Crowley, Nick Scott, Richie Buckley and Liam Bradley plus Gráinne Hunt. Tickets €36+Booking Fee TICKET LINK


      An Spailpín Fanách 8.30pm (Downstairs, Concert & Session after) Garry Cronin, John Mitchell, Desi McCabe & Mick Willis Free

      The Crane Lane 11.30pm Two Time Polka FREE  MORE INFO


      SPAILPIN Season Ticket

      for all seven concerts at An Spailpín Fánach TICKET LINK



      Free Stuff

      Thursday 29th September

      MTU Bishopstown Exhibition Centre 1pm Concert with singer Thomas McCarthy.

      The Corner House 5pm Tunes@5, 9pm Dizzy Blues Band

      Sin É 5.30pm Trad Sessions

      An Spailpín Fánach 9.30pm Trad Session


      Friday 30th September

      MTU Cork Rory Gallagher Theatre 1pm Jackie Daly & Matt Cranitch.

      St Peters Church: 1pm John Murphy & John Neville.

      Sin É 5.30pm Trad Sessions

      Cork City Library 6.30pm Book Launch; The Jackie Daly Collection of Original Irish Tunes (All invited)

      An Spailpín Fánach 9.30pm Trad Session


      Saturday 1st October

      Cork Bridges Song Tour 11am With Mick Buckley meet at North Mall.

      Cork City Library 1pm Creative Tradition presents an all-abilities trad session.

      Cork City Children’s Library 3pm Storytime for Children with Maria Gillen.

      An Spailpín Fánach 3pm Trad Session.

      Sin É 5.30pm Trad Sessions

      The Corner House 6pm Song’s@6 with Pat Horgan & Stayin’ Down Shoes.

      An Spailpín Fánach 9.30pm Trad Session



      Sunday 2nd October

      Fitzgerald Park: 2pm Folk fest in the Park, Torcán, Douglas Comhaltas.

      Charlies Bar 3pm Trad Session

      The Corner House 5pm Sunday Songs@5

      Sin É 5.30pm Trad Sessions

      The Corner House 8pm OldTime HoDown.

      An Spailpín Fánach 9.30pm Trad Session

      The Gables Bar 9.30pm Trad Session

      The Crane Lane 11.30pm Two Time Polka.


      Extra Concerts

      Wednesday 28th September

      The Pigs Back (Douglas) 8pm Miscellany of Folk; Billy Sutton, Benny McCarthy & Eddie Costello €15

      Friday 30th Sept

      Cypress Avenue 7pm I Draw Slow €20.

      Winthrop Ave 9pm Rawney €14

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