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The 44th Cork Folk Festival

Here's a few of the snippets from Sunday's show, covering the 44th Cork Folk Festival, as Conor talked to William Hammond and Elmarie chatted to Karen Casey. 5 days of amazing music all kick off on Wednesday, September 27th!

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    09:12
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    12:12
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    13:07
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    11:47
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  • Fiona Kennedy We Will Dance

    04:45
    A stunning summer song from Cork's Fiona Kennedy, inspired by a moment in time, when Mary Elmes, who was saving Spanish children during WW2, encountered a group of gypsies who were also fleeing persecution. They sang and danced for Mary and the children, as Fiona told Elmarie. For the full single go to Bandcamp, or wherever you stream and buy your tracks.
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    09:16
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