June 19 – 22 2020 marks this festival’s 10th year running. Coordinator Dick Miles is pleased to welcome Martin Carthy back to the festival for the third time, along with old favourites such as Matt Cranitch and Jackie Daly, , Rosie Stewart RoisinWhite and many more.
For the first time, we welcome Sheila Park and Gemma Khawaja Gemma…performs traditional songs and ballads and her own compositions with captivating
authority…Folk in minimum frills, maximum thrills style.
Folk club organisers pay attention”!
fRoots Magazine (Stephen Hunt)]
Sea songs, shanties, dance, craft market, Art Exhibition” Cois Mara” in Aisling Gallery and craft stalls, sea songwriting competition, music in the pubs and Ballydehob Community Hall. Most events are free except for headline concert.
Supported by IMRO, Ballydehob Community Council, Cork County Council and the local community. The Ballydehob Fastnet Maritime Folk Festival takes place every June.
Phone Number: 027 62916 or 085 834 3145