In 1979 RTÉ News visited Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare for the Lisdoonvarna Folk Festival.

This RTÉ News report shows people arriving in Lisdoonvarna for the festival. West Clare has become synonymous with folk music and people have come from all over Ireland and abroad to attend the festival which is taking place about two miles outside the town.

1979 was the second year of the festival.

A RTÉ News report broadcast on 15 July 1979.