Video & Pictures: Fans enjoy Cork Folk Festival

Video & Pictures: Fans enjoy Cork Folk Festival
Singer/Songwriter Donovan getting ready backstage before his concert at the Everyman Theatre as part of the Cork Folk Festival. Pic: Gavin Browne

VISITORS to Cork at the weekend had an abundance of music choices with the Cork Folk Festival taking place at several different venues across the city.

Headlining the Cork Folk Festival was an appearance by Mallow-based Beatles and Bob Dylan contemporary, Donovan.

John Nyhan (left) with Micheál and Aoife Foley singing and playing music at the food and folk event at Emmet Place. Picture: Denis Minihane.
John Nyhan (left) with Micheál and Aoife Foley singing and playing music at the food and folk event at Emmet Place. Picture: Denis Minihane.

The ‘Sunshine Superman’ singer played the Everyman Palace.

Jade Long and Olivia Dineen of Club Ceoil, Ballyphehane at An Céilí Mór, featuring ARUNDO, at Deerpark CBS on Sunday. Pic; Larry Cummins.
Jade Long and Olivia Dineen of Club Ceoil, Ballyphehane at An Céilí Mór, featuring ARUNDO, at Deerpark CBS on Sunday. Pic; Larry Cummins.

Other big attractions included Planxty’s Andy Irvine who played at the Triskel Christchurch with Tríona and Maighread Ní Dhomhnaill.

Two-year-old James McCarthy, Carrigaline dancing with his grandmother Catherine O'Neill, Passage at An Céilí Mór, featuring ARUNDO, at Deerpark CBS on Sunday. Pic; Larry Cummins.
Two-year-old James McCarthy, Carrigaline dancing with his grandmother Catherine O'Neill, Passage at An Céilí Mór, featuring ARUNDO, at Deerpark CBS on Sunday. Pic; Larry Cummins.

Concerts also took place at Cyrpus Avenue, the Oliver Plunkett, St Peter’s Church, Cork City Hall, Cork Opera House, the KINO, Crane Lane and others.

Rona Bloss from Mayfield and Trish Collins from Ballyphehane at the Donovan concert at the Everyman Theatre as part of the Cork Folk Festival. Pic: Gavin Browne
Rona Bloss from Mayfield and Trish Collins from Ballyphehane at the Donovan concert at the Everyman Theatre as part of the Cork Folk Festival. Pic: Gavin Browne

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